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Definition of Augmentation


  1. The act or process of augmenting, or making larger, by addition, expansion, or dilation; increase.
  2. The state of being augmented; enlargement.
  3. The thing added by way of enlargement.
  4. A additional charge to a coat of arms, given as a mark of honor.
  5. The stage of a disease in which the symptoms go on increasing.
  6. In counterpoint and fugue, a repetition of the subject in tones of twice the original length.

Augmentation Translations

augmentation in French is agrandissement
augmentation in Italian is ingrandimento
augmentation in Spanish is ampliacion