[en-lahrj-muh nt] /ɛnˈlɑrdʒ mənt/
an act of ; increase, expansion, or amplification.
anything, as a photograph, that is an form of something.
anything that something else; addition:
The new wing formed a considerable enlargement to the building.
the act of enlarging or the condition of being enlarged
something that enlarges or is intended to enlarge
a photographic print that is larger than the negative from which it is made
1540s, from enlarge + -ment. Photographic sense is from 1866.
[en-lahr-jer] /ɛnˈlɑr dʒər/ noun, Photography. 1. an apparatus used for making projection prints, having a head for holding, illuminating, and projecting a film negative and a bed for holding a sheet of sensitized printing paper. /ɪnˈlɑːdʒə/ noun 1. an optical instrument for making enlarged photographic prints in which a negative is brightly illuminated and its […]
[en-lahrj] /ɛnˈlɑrdʒ/ verb (used with object), enlarged, enlarging. 1. to make larger; increase in extent, bulk, or quantity; add to: They enlarged the house by adding an east wing. 2. to increase the capacity or scope of; expand: We’ve decided to enlarge the company. 3. to make (a photographic print) larger than the negative by […]
[en-lahyt-n] /ɛnˈlaɪt n/ verb (used with object) 1. to give intellectual or spiritual to; instruct; impart knowledge to: We hope the results of our research will enlighten our colleagues. 2. Archaic. to shed upon. /ɪnˈlaɪtən/ verb (transitive) 1. to give information or understanding to; instruct; edify 2. to free from ignorance, prejudice, or superstition 3. […]
[en-lahyt-n] /ɛnˈlaɪt n/ verb (used with object) 1. to give intellectual or spiritual to; instruct; impart knowledge to: We hope the results of our research will enlighten our colleagues. 2. Archaic. to shed upon. /ɪnˈlaɪtənd/ adjective 1. factually well-informed, tolerant of alternative opinions, and guided by rational thought: an enlightened administration, enlightened self-interest 2. privy […]