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mag·ni·fi·ca·tion

 (măg′nə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of magnifying or the state of being magnified.
2.
a. The process of enlarging the size of something, as an optical image.
b. Something that has been magnified; an enlarged representation, image, or model.
3. The ratio of the size of an image to the size of an object.

magnification

(ˌmæɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (General Physics) the act of magnifying or the state of being magnified
2. (General Physics) the degree to which something is magnified
3. a copy, photograph, drawing, etc, of something magnified
4. (General Physics) a measure of the ability of a lens or other optical instrument to magnify, expressed as the ratio of the size of the image to that of the object

mag•ni•fi•ca•tion

(ˌmæg nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of magnifying or the state of being magnified.
2. the power to magnify. Compare power (def. 19a).
3. a magnified image.
[1615–25; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnification - the act of expanding something in apparent sizemagnification - the act of expanding something in apparent size
enlargement, expansion - the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
2.magnification - the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
3.magnification - making to seem more important than it really is
deception, misrepresentation, deceit - a misleading falsehood
4.magnification - a photographic print that has been enlarged
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

magnification

noun
1. enlargement, increase, inflation, boost, expansion, blow-up (informal), intensification, amplification, dilation, augmentation a magnification of the human eye
2. exaggeration, build-up, heightening, deepening, enhancement, aggrandizement the magnification of this character on the screen

magnification

noun
The honoring of a deity, as in worship:
Translations
تَكْبيرمَدى تَكبير الصّورَه
zvětšenízvětšenina
forstørrelse
stækkunstækkunargeta
büyü mebüyütmebüyütme gücü

magnification

[ˌmægnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (Opt) → aumento m, ampliación f
high magnificationgran aumento m
low magnificationpequeño aumento m
2. (fig) → exageración f

magnification

[ˌmægnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n
[microscope, binoculars] → grossissement m
(= enlargement) → amplification f

magnification

nVergrößerung f; high/low magnificationstarke/geringe Vergrößerung; seen at 300 magnificationsin 300facher Vergrößerung, 300fach vergrößert

magnification

[ˌmægnɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] ningrandimento

magnify

(ˈmӕgnifai) verb
to cause to appear greater. A telescope magnifies an image; to magnify one's troubles.
ˌmagnifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
1. the act of magnifying (something).
2. the power of magnifying. the magnification of a pair of binoculars.
3. the extent to which something (eg a photograph) has been magnified. The magnification is ten times (10 ).
ˈmagnifying-glass noun
a piece of glass with curved surfaces that makes an object looked at through it appear larger. This print is so small that I need a magnifying-glass to read it.

mag·ni·fi·ca·tion

n. magnificación, ampliación de un objeto.
References in classic literature ?
For by a Portuguese Catholic priest, this very idea of Jonah's going to Nineveh via the Cape of Good Hope was advanced as a signal magnification of the general miracle.
"Nowhere in particular," was the reply, "although it is my intention soon to visit the Emerald City and arrange to give a course of lectures to select audiences on the 'Advantages of Magnification.'"
The first question any of us must ask ourselves when choosing a reticle is which end of the scope's magnification range we expect to use the most.
To ensure fast and precise connectivity, fibres should be spliced in a highly-visible environment with optimal lighting and magnification.
An EG-L590ZW electronic magnification endoscope was used in combination with a LASEREO blue laser endoscope system, an LL-4450 laser source, and a VP-4450HD image-processing device.
Designed for versatility, the 2-10X 42mm (shown In the photograph) offers low magnification for getting on target quickly and a top-end magnification of 10X for reaching out farther when needed.
You can also throttle this frenetic dance by pruning magnification because at 4X your pulse is scarcely noticeable.
Plus, more user-friendly riflescopes with higher magnification for target identification, variable magnification, mil adjustments and better reticles were desired.
Focussing and magnification control must be motorised and the device should be supplied with all required controllers for operation footprint: no larger than 1m in length, 30cm in diameter minimum working distance: 2m optical magnification: 1 - 100 zoom capability (motorised) focussing: motorised resolution: T438423524.html
IN LAST MONTH'S column I explained the impact a transmissive or reflective target style of x-ray tube will have on the available magnification of an x-ray system.
The intensity of light per unit area at the exit pupil is completely independent of aperture--it depends solely upon magnification. As aperture increases, the irradiated exit pupil grows in diameter, but the intensity of the light per unit of area doesn't change; it changes only with magnification.
The use of dental magnification loupes has been suggested to minimize risk factors associated with MSDs.