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magnify

US [ˈmæɡnəˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈmæɡnɪfaɪ]
  • v.放大;扩大;增强;夸大(重要性或严重性)
  • Web放大镜实用程序;夸张;赞美
Past Tense:magnified  Simple Present:magnifies  Present Participle:magnifying  
magnify
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v.
1.
~ sth (to/by sth)
放大to make sth look bigger than it really is, for example by using a lens or microscope
bacteria magnified to 1 000 times their actual size
放大了 1 000 倍的细菌
an image magnified by a factor of 4
放大了 4 倍的图像
2.
~ sth
扩大;增强to make sth bigger, louder or stronger
The sound was magnified by the high roof.
高高的屋顶使声音更响亮。
The dry summer has magnified the problem of water shortages.
干燥的夏季加剧了缺水的问题。
3.
~ sth
夸大(重要性或严重性);夸张to make sth seem more important or serious than it really is

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