magnifications‚mægnɪfɪ'keɪʃn noun +the act of expanding something in apparent size +the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object +making to seem more important than it really is +a photographic print that has been enlarged
The microdot can be read only at a magnification of 260X. The advertising agency worked on the magnification of the candidate's record of achievement.
Advanced English Dictionary
+noun 1[U] the act of making sth look larger: The insects were examined under magnification. 2[C, U] the degree to which sth is made to look larger; the degree to which sth is able to make things look larger: a magnification of 10 times the actual size + high / low magnification + The telescope has a magnification of 50.
Random quote: Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.: Abraham Lincoln