Examples of magnification in a Sentence
We used a microscope to examine the cells under magnification.
At higher magnifications the differences between the cells become clear.
Recent Examples of magnification from the Web
Folks who have low-vision and eye glasses that are not fully effective can meet with a low-vision rehabilitation specialist who will analyze and help determine the correct magnification device to maximize remaining vision.
At left is a ballpoint pen, imaged at 30x magnification.
But technology like Amos’ Mesolens—with a much lower magnification of just 4x but a much wider field of view capable of capturing up to 5 mm, or about the width of a pinky fingernail—can image live specimen.
High magnification will reveal Jupiter’s dark cloud belts and four of its largest moons sitting beside the planet like a row of ducks.
When one galaxy sits in front of another one, the light from the more distant galaxy in the background can curve around the nearer one due to its gravity, causing a magnification effect.
An AR-15-type weapon is shown mounted with a magnification scope commonly used for hunting, which assists in focusing on individual targets for single shots.
The left side is split into 2X and 3X magnification for nabbing tricky brow hairs and getting eyeliner juuust right.
There are screen magnification programs that enlarge webpages.
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First Known Use of magnification
Synonymscaricature, coloring, elaboration, embellishment, embroidering, embroidery, hyperbole, exaggeration, overstatement, padding, stretching
Related Wordsamplification, enhancement; fabrication, misrepresentation; fudging, hedging; hype, puffery; superlative
Near Antonymsbelittlement, disparagement, minimizing, poor-mouthing
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