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ˈmæg nəˌfaɪ ərmag·ni·fi·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnifiernoun

    a scientific instrument that magnifies an image


  1. magnifiernoun

    That which magnifies.

  2. magnifiernoun

    A magnifying glass.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Magnifiernoun

    Etymology: from magnify.

    The primitive magnifiers of this star were the Egyptians, who notwithstanding chiefly regarded it in relation to their river Nilus. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iv.


  1. magnifier

    A magnifier is a device or tool, typically a convex lens or a set of lenses, used to enlarge or magnify the appearance of an object, often for the purpose of detailed examination or for improving visibility. Magnifiers can be found in various forms such as a simple hand-held magnifying glass, magnifying eyeglasses, or scientific instruments like microscopes or telescopes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magnifiernoun

    one who, or that which, magnifies

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnifier in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnifier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of magnifier in a Sentence

  1. Dean Bubley:

    WebRTC is a magnifier, it makes the opportunities bigger and the threats worse, and everything faster.

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