enlarger


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en·large

 (ĕn-lärj′)
v. en·larged, en·larg·ing, en·larg·es
v.tr.
1. To make larger in size.
2. To make larger in scope or effect; expand: enlarge our understanding of comets. See Synonyms at increase.
v.intr.
1. To become larger; grow or swell.
2. To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; elaborate: enlarged upon the plan.

[Middle English enlargen, from Old French enlargier : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + large, large; see large.]

en·larg′er n.

enlarger

(ɪnˈlɑːdʒə)
n
(Photography) an optical instrument for making enlarged photographic prints in which a negative is brightly illuminated and its enlarged image is focused onto a sheet of sensitized paper
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlarger - photographic equipment consisting of an optical projector used to enlarge a photographenlarger - photographic equipment consisting of an optical projector used to enlarge a photograph
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
Translations

enlarger

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒəʳ] N (Phot) → ampliadora f

enlarger

[ɪnˈlɑrdʒər] nagrandisseur m

enlarger

n (Phot) → Vergrößerungsapparat m

enlarger

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒəʳ] n (Phot) → ingranditore m
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Aside from the necessary chemicals, printing photos requires an enlarger and a totally dark room.
So, he devised a system to arrive at some random numbers, which dictated how far he placed the vertical lens enlarger from the photographic paper, and how long he left the film to develop.
Another room has an enlarger for test-takers with visual impairments, two word-processing spaces and other special equipment for test-takers with physical disabilities.
Negatives were then placed in a photographic enlarger and projected onto an 8-1/2 x 11 inch sheet of white paper where accurate counts could be made by checking off each sperm nucleus as it was counted.
Graham recalls that an enlarger was required for prints bigger than the size of the original negative.
We bought another super 8 mm camera to use in London and a Krokus enlarger to take with us, as we'd never be able to afford such tools in the UK.
2 mm keratome and the incision was extended parallel to the limbus with an enlarger blade.
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Both he and Dennis were very meticulous in everything they did, even to making their own enlarger for their photos.
I didn't notice the negative fall out of focus in the enlarger when I made the first test print but it added a layer of mystery to the image.