augmented

/ (ɔːɡˈmɛntɪd) /

adjective

music (of an interval) increased or expanded from the state of being perfect or major by the raising of the higher note or the dropping of the lower note by one semitoneC to G is a perfect fifth, but C to G sharp is an augmented fifth Compare diminished (def. 2)
music
  1. denoting a chord based upon an augmented triadan augmented seventh chord
  2. denoting a triad consisting of the root plus a major third and an augmented fifth
  3. (postpositive) (esp in jazz) denoting a chord having as its root the note specifiedD augmented
having been increased, esp in numberan augmented orchestra

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