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enlargement

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noun en·large·ment \in-ˈlärj-mənt, en-\

Simple Definition of enlargement

  • : the act of making something larger or of becoming larger

  • : a larger copy of a photograph

Full Definition of enlargement

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of enlarging :  the state of being enlarged

  2. 2 :  a photographic print larger than the negative that is made by projecting the negative image through a lens onto a photographic printing surface

Examples of enlargement

  1. Symptoms include enlargement of the lymph nodes.

  2. The plans call for an enlargement of the company's offices.



1540

First Known Use of enlargement

1540


ENLARGEMENT Defined for Kids

enlargement

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noun en·large·ment \in-ˈlärj-mənt\

Definition of enlargement

  1. 1 :  an act of making or growing larger

  2. 2 :  the state of having been made or having grown larger

  3. 3 :  a larger copy of a photograph




Medical Dictionary

enlargement

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noun en·large·ment \in-ˈlärj-mənt\

Medical Definition of enlargement

  1. :  an act or instance of enlarging :  the state of being enlarged <enlargement of the heart>





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