Magnification



[mag-nuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌmæg nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of or the state of being .
2.
the power to .
Compare (def 20a).
3.
a image, drawing, copy, etc.
/ˌmæɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of magnifying or the state of being magnified
2.
the degree to which something is magnified
3.
a copy, photograph, drawing, etc, of something magnified
4.
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
n.

early 15c., from Late Latin magnificationem (nominative magnificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of magnificare (see magnify).

magnification mag·ni·fi·ca·tion (māg’nə-fĭ-kā’shən)
n.

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