Translation of magnification in Spanish:

magnification

Pronunciation: /ˌmægnəfəˈkeɪʃən; ˌmægnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Optics/Óptica] aumento (masculine) the lens has a magnification of … la lente tiene un aumento de …
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    • Magnification was 50x and a micrometer was photographed with each roll of film to verify magnification after film processing.
    • Each virtual slide contains high and low magnifications, with the ability to change magnification or view multiple focal planes at any location on the slide, not just preselected areas.
    • Based on J. Robert Oppenheimer's theories of quantum mechanics, as well as on Ruska's groundbreaking research, the field emission microscope allowed magnification up to two million times.
    1.2 countable/numerable (copy, photograph) ampliación (feminine)
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    • This is a 4X magnification of the original image.
    • In Berning´s latest exhibitions, various work complexes from the past decade appear alongside medializations of the masterpiece - in catalogs, in libraries, on postcards of artworks, in each case alienated by means of a magnification of the original work or a return to the creative moment of the painting.
    • That is, unlike other spontaneous-drip artists, Pollock created canvases with a single dominant pattern that is repeated, at various magnifications, throughout.

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