Origin of magnification
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The importance of securing a magnification of this order is sufficiently obvious.
The former is for magnifications up to 120 diam, whereas the latter can be used with any magnification.Microscopes and Accessory Apparatus|Ernst Leitz
The oscillation frequency of the plate was once in a second, and the magnification employed was ten thousand times.
This order of magnification would lengthen a wave of sodium light to about 3,000 cm.
With this magnification, the fully grown specimen did not show in the record a change even of 1 mm.
early 15c., from Late Latin magnificationem (nominative magnificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of magnificare (see magnify).