1. [ noun ] the act of expanding something in apparent size
Related terms: expansion magnify
2. [ noun ] the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object
Related terms: ratio blow_up
3. [ noun ] making to seem more important than it really is
Synonyms: overstatement exaggeration
Related terms: understatement misrepresentation overstate
4. [ noun ] (photography) a photographic print that has been enlarged
Synonyms: blowup enlargement
Related terms: photograph blow_up
Similar spelling:   Magnificat