Definitions for magnificationˌmæg nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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  1. magnification(noun)

    the act of expanding something in apparent size

  2. magnification(noun)

    the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object

  3. exaggeration, overstatement, magnification(noun)

    making to seem more important than it really is

  4. enlargement, blowup, magnification(noun)

    a photographic print that has been enlarged

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  1. magnification(Noun)

    The act of magnifying; enlargement; exaggeration.

  2. magnification(Noun)

    The apparent enlargement of an object in an image.

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  1. Magnification(noun)

    the act of magnifying; enlargement; exaggeration

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  1. Magnification

    Magnification is the process of enlarging something only in appearance, not in physical size. This enlargement is quantified by a calculated number also called "magnification". When this number is less than one it refers to a reduction in size, sometimes called "minification" or "de-magnification". Typically magnification is related to scaling up visuals or images to be able to see more detail, increasing resolution, using microscope, printing techniques, or digital processing. In all cases, the magnification of the image does not change the perspective of the image.

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