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Translation of "magnify" - English-Spanish dictionary

magnify

verb   /ˈmæɡ·nɪ·faɪ/ ( present participle magnifying, past tense and past participle magnified)
to make an object look bigger than it is aumentar The cells are first magnified under a microscope.
(Definition of magnify from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

magnify

verb /ˈmӕɡnifai/ ( past tense, past participle magnified)
to cause to appear greater aumentar, ampliar, magnificar A telescope is a device used to magnify distant objects The media attention magnified the actor’s troubles.
magnification /-fi-/ noun
the act of magnifying (something). magnificación
the power of magnifying ampliación, aumento the magnification of a pair of binoculars.
the extent to which something (eg a photograph) has been magnified ampliación The magnification is ten times (10 ).
magnifying glass noun
a piece of glass with curved surfaces that makes an object looked at through it appear larger lupa This print is so small that I need a magnifying-glass to read it.
(Definition of magnify from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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