Translation of "magnify" - English-Spanish dictionary

magnify

verb uk /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.

(Translation 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.

(Translation of “magnify” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)