augmented

adjective
aug·​ment·​ed | \ ȯg-ˈmen-təd How to pronounce augmented (audio) \

Definition of augmented

1 : made greater, larger, or more complete augmented capabilities …creating a smart city is a matter of scale and augmented connectivity.— Roger K. Lewis — see also augmented reality
2 of a musical interval : made one half step greater than major or perfect an augmented fifth

First Known Use of augmented

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for augmented

see augment entry 1

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“Augmented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/augmented. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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