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enlargement

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

: the act of making something larger or of becoming larger

: a larger copy of a photograph

Full Definition of ENLARGEMENT

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

Examples of ENLARGEMENT

  1. Symptoms include enlargement of the lymph nodes.
  2. The plans call for an enlargement of the company's offices.

First Known Use of ENLARGEMENT

1540
ENLARGEMENT Defined for Kids

enlargement

noun en·large·ment \in-ˈlärj-mənt\

Definition of ENLARGEMENT for Kids

1
:  an act of making or growing larger
2
:  the state of having been made or having grown larger
3
:  a larger copy of a photograph
Medical Dictionary

enlargement

noun en·large·ment \in-ˈlärj-mənt\

Medical Definition of ENLARGEMENT

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

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