magnifier magnifier  /ˈmæɡ nə ˌfaɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a scientific instrument that magnifies an image

Usage(s):

  1. One of the most powerful magnifiers currently in use is a cabaret show with the unwieldy title, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.
  2. The device is a pair of special magnifiers snapped onto the surgeon's regular eyeglasses, to be lowered into position when needed.
  3. For Dole, who had grown up in a family and a town that prized perseverance, the injury acted mainly as a magnifier.

News

  • New DaVinci HD/OCR (Text-to-Speech) Offers Independence for Millions of Visually Impaired Americans

    New DaVinci HD/OCR (Text-to-Speech) Offers Independence for Millions of Visually Impaired Americans Enhanced Vision Launches “DaVinci HD/OCR”– a Feature-Rich High Definition Electronic Magnifier (CCTV) Featuring Text-to-Speech (OCR) and a 3-in-1 Camera Enhanced Vision, America’s leading manufacturer of magnifying solutions for the visually impaired, launched a powerful new high definition ...
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "We will wait patiently, listen to their words carefully, scrutinize their actions under a magnifier and if change happens truly and fundamentally, we will welcome that," Ahmadinejad said, speaking to a crowd of thousands.
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: USA Today

  2. "The draft was a huge magnifier," Gitlin says. "It convinced people that they had a stake even if they didn't necessarily have a position."
    on Nov 5, 2006 By: Todd Gitlin Source: Boston Globe

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