Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun magnification

4 senses of magnification

Sense 1
magnification -- (the act of expanding something in apparent size)
       => expansion, enlargement -- (the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope)

Sense 2
magnification -- (the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object)
       => ratio -- (the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient))

Sense 3
exaggeration, overstatement, magnification -- (making to seem more important than it really is)
       => misrepresentation, deceit, deception -- (a misleading falsehood)

Sense 4
enlargement, blowup, magnification -- (a photographic print that has been enlarged)
       => photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic -- (a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material)

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