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Noun: magnification  ,mag-nu-fu'key-shun
  1. The act of expanding something in apparent size
  2. The ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object
  3. Making to seem more important than it really is
    - exaggeration, overstatement
  4. A photographic print that has been enlarged
    - enlargement, blowup

Derived forms: magnifications

Type of: deceit, deception, enlargement, expansion, exposure, misrepresentation, photo, photograph, pic [informal], piccy [informal], picture, ratio

Encyclopedia: Magnification