magnification definition

  • noun:
    • The act of magnifying or even the state to be magnified.
    • the entire process of enlarging the size of some thing, as an optical picture.
    • something which happens to be magnified; an enlarged representation, image, or model.
    • The proportion of the size of an image toward size of an object.
    • The work of magnifying; enhancement; exaggeration.
    • The evident enlargement of an object in an image.
    • The act of magnifying; enhancement; exaggeration.
    • The work of magnifier, or the state to be magnified or enlarged, as by a lens.
    • In microscopy, specifically, boost of visual power in respect of penetration in addition to superficial enhancement, thus contrasting with amplification.
    • The work of magnifying or extolling.
    • in principle of optical pictures, the proportion f/x or x′ /f′ , in which f is the focal period of the object-space for the optical system and x the exact distance associated with the item from major focal plane of this room, or where f′ and x′ would be the matching amounts inside image-space.
    • In mathematics, in conformal representation, the modulus of derivative
    • making to look much more important than it truly is
    • the ratio associated with the measurements of an image toward size of the thing
    • a photographic print which has been enlarged
    • the work of broadening one thing in obvious size

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "magnification"
  • Synonym for "magnification"
  • Phrases for "magnification"
  • Rhyme for "magnification"
  • Hypernym for "magnification"
  • Cross Reference for "magnification"
  • Same Context for "magnification"
209 votes

How would you define magnification?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!