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augmentation

noun accessio, accessory, accrual, accruement, accumulation, adding, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, amplificatio, amplification, appreciation, appurtenance, broadening, build-up, cumulative effect, development, enhancement, enlargement, enlarging, expansion, extension, gain, growth, increase, increasing, increment, intensification, magnification, progress, proliferation, rise, something added, spread, supplement, widening
Associated concepts: augmentation of assets, augmentation of estate
See also: accession, accretion, addition, additive, adjunct, advance, aggravation, boom, codicil, continuation, cumulation, enlargement, exaggeration, extension, growth, increase, increment, profit, progress, prosperity, reinforcement, rider

AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.

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PVA used in this study was supplied by Sichuan Vinylon Factory, SINOPEC (China) in granule form.
PVA samples were washed several times with distilled water until a pH of 7 was attained, and were dried at 60 C to a constant weight.
In this work, the grafting approach was followed to improve the interfacial interaction between CNTs and PVA matrix.
In this work, the above-mentioned factors have been exploited to orient the PVA molecules in order to enhance the mechanical properties of the PVA fibers.
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