enlargement

  • 1 Enlargement — * Enlargement of the European Union is the political process for integrating countries into the European Union. * Homothety is a mathematical function for increasing distances and volumes. * Enlargement (in fiction) is a theme in fiction,… …

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  • 2 enlargement — UK US /ɪnˈlɑːdʒmənt/ noun ► [S or U] the process of something becoming bigger, or being made bigger: »The meeting discussed the planned enlargement of the company s processing capacity. EU/NATO enlargement »Following EU enlargement, the two… …

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  • 3 Enlargement — En*large ment, n. 1. The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion. [1913 Webster] 2. Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 enlargement — I (addition) noun accession, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, aggravation, augmentation, broadening, expatiation, explication, extension, fullness, growth, increment, intensification, multiplication, proliferation, spreading, tumefaction,… …

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  • 5 enlargement — 1540s, from ENLARGE (Cf. enlarge) + MENT (Cf. ment). Photographic sense is from 1866 …

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  • 6 enlargement — [n] increase, expansion aggrandizement, amplification, augmentation, blow up, elongation, extension, growth, spread; concept 780 Ant. abridgment, compression, decrease, lessening, lowering, reduction, shrinkage …

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  • 7 enlargement — ► NOUN 1) the action of enlarging or the state of being enlarged. 2) a photograph that is larger than the original negative or than an earlier print …

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  • 8 enlargement — [en lärj′mənt, in lärj′mənt] n. 1. an enlarging or being enlarged 2. something that enlarges by being added 3. a reproduction, as of a photograph, on a larger scale …

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  • 9 enlargement — [[t]ɪnlɑ͟ː(r)ʤmənt[/t]] enlargements 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n The enlargement of something is the process or result of making it bigger. There is insufficient space for enlargement of the buildings. ...the Community s enlargement.… …

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  • 10 enlargement — n. to make an enlargement (of a photograph) * * * [ɪn lɑːdʒmənt] to make an enlargement (of a photograph) …

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  • 11 enlargement — UK [ɪnˈlɑː(r)dʒmənt] / US [ɪnˈlɑrdʒmənt] noun Word forms enlargement : singular enlargement plural enlargements a) [countable/uncountable] the process of making something bigger, or an increase in size that is the result of it b) [countable] a… …

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  • 12 enlargement — /en lahrj meuhnt/, n. 1. an act of enlarging; increase, expansion, or amplification. 2. anything, as a photograph, that is an enlarged form of something. 3. anything that enlarges something else; addition: The new wing formed a considerable… …

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  • 13 enlargement — noun a) The act of making something larger. ‘’’1874 Thomas Hardy, ‘’Far From the Madding Crowd’’, 2005 Barnes Noble Classics publication of 1912 Wessex edition, p337: b) To have been made more obvious, more serious; to have been exacerbated. ,… …

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  • 14 enlargement — 1. An increase in size; an anatomic swelling, e., or prominence. 2. An intumescence or swelling. SYN: intumescentia [TA], intumescence (1). cervical e. [TA] a spindle shaped swelling of the spinal …

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  • 15 enlargement — noun Enlargement is used after these nouns: ↑breast, ↑penis …

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  • 16 enlargement — en|large|ment [ınˈla:dʒmənt US a:r ] n 1.) a photograph that has been printed again in a bigger size 2.) [U and C] an increase in size or amount ▪ enlargement of the EU …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 enlargement —    A larger version of an image or of a work. Making an enlargement is sometimes called a bump up or a blowup …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 18 enlargement — noun the enlargement of the park Syn: expansion, extension, growth, amplification, augmentation, addition, magnification, widening, broadening, lengthening; elongation, deepening, thickening; swelling, distension, dilation …

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  • 19 enlargement — didinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. enlargement; enlarging; magnification vok. Vergrößerung, f rus. увеличение, n pranc. grandissement, m …

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  • 20 enlargement — noun Date: 1540 1. an act or instance of enlarging ; the state of being enlarged 2. a photographic print larger than the negative that is made by projecting the negative image through a lens onto a photographic printing surface …

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