an apparatus used for making projection prints, having a head for holding, illuminating, and projecting a film negative and a bed for holding a sheet of sensitized printing paper.
- Also called projection printer.
- Compare contact printer.
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How to use enlarger in a sentence
He put the microcopy in an enlarger, and carried the enlarged print with him to the conveyer room.Time Crime | H. Beam Piper
If the camera possessed by the would-be enlarger is one which focuses from the front, no adaptation of any sort will be required.Three Hundred Things a Bright Boy Can Do | Anonymous
But in sober truth, Pope, whether as a gardener or as a poet, required no enlarger or improver of his works.Flowers and Flower-Gardens | David Lester Richardson
As a guarantee of good faith we are giving samples of our famous enlarger away to all well-known Puddin'-owners.The Magic Pudding | Norman Lindsay
British Dictionary definitions for enlarger
an optical instrument for making enlarged photographic prints in which a negative is brightly illuminated and its enlarged image is focused onto a sheet of sensitized paper
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