Pronunciation: /ˈmæg nəˌfaɪ/ ?

To magnify something is to make it appear larger than it is[1].

In optics, we use lenses to magnify objects. These lenses can be found in telescopes and microscopes.

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Magnify. 2009-12-18. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.


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2009-12-18: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
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