Usage examples for magnification

  1. I experimented with different water levels in my glass to bring up the magnification, and I diligently sketched. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  2. Red line for production, green line for exports, blue for imports, sectioned vertically for the ten Viceroyalties and sub- sectioned for the Prefectures, and with the magnification and focus controls he could even get data for individual planets. – Ministry of Disturbance by Henry Beam Piper
  3. Only the magnification of the microscope brought out the details, and on its screen the unrolling picture showed those three lines broadening and merging to widespread desolation; then the smoke clouds came between to shut off a world reeking with the fumes of destruction. – The Hammer of Thor by Charles Willard Diffin
  4. He turned a knob, increasing magnification. – The Players by Everett B. Cole
  5. As Dr. Walton forcefully says in his admirable booklet: The present, then, is the age, and our contemporaries are the people, that bring into prominence the little worries, that cause the tempest in the teapot, that bring about the worship of the intangible, and the magnification of the unessential. – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  6. He took out the pocket lens he carried for examination of specimens that might be useful in his hobby of microscopy, but magnification showed him nothing. – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  7. In the control room he checked the relative position of two green lights on the navigation panel, shut off the main drives, clicked the viewscreen up to maximum magnification and took over the manual controls. – Membership Drive by Murray F. Yaco
  8. A long letter might, in this way, be faithfully recorded on a surface of thinnest photographic paper, not exceeding the dimensions of a postage stamp, and, when received, no more was necessary than to subject it to magnification, and then to transcribe it and send a fair copy to the addressee. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  9. I stepped up the magnification on the screen. – Jack of No Trades by Charles Cottrell
  10. I had switched on four screens, each a different magnification. – Jack of No Trades by Charles Cottrell