Pronunciation: /ˈmæg.nəˌfaɪ/ Explain

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.


  1. Magnify. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Merriam-Webster. Last Accessed 9/2/2018. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Magnify. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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