(redirected from enlarger)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

TO ENLARGE. To extend; as, to enlarge a rule to plead, is to extend the time during which a defendant may plead. To enlarge, means also to set at liberty; as, the prisoner was enlarged on giving bail.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
Instead of a camera that registered lighted images it saw through a lens, the darkroom enlarger projected light through the negative and lens onto photographic paper in an easel below.
One of the photographers talks about how the enlarger used to be built by hand if one could not afford it and how today, this kind of craftsmanship has completely disappeared.
Hazeldon73's landscape near Wigan is the kind of effect that thousands more of the used to be done with paper cutouts in the darkroom, holding back one part of the image as it was exposed in the enlarger.
In the archive's early days, he made prints from negatives in his darkroom on a large-format Durst enlarger. Today's twenty-first-century digital technology allows him to utilize techniques that were not possible in the darkroom.
New enlarger, new camera, all the means and no means, everything attests to my powerlessness.
The face, arms and legs, because they were to be bronze, were then shaped out of polyurethane foam with a router that was programmed by the enlarger. After the final finishing of the surfaces, the moulds were made off the enlarged foam parts for casting in bronze.
The concluding Handbook chapter contains useful information about general darkroom safety, darkroom and enlarger basics, film development basics, enlarging papers, contact sheets and making enlargements.
1) is far too to big (note its size) to be a Rayogram: in fact, it was made by inserting the insect into a negative enlarger. The magnification seems surrealist; could such works have been known to Jacques-Andre Boiffard, whose enlarged depictions of human toes were published in George Batailles's Documents magazine a few years later?
For photographers and institutions wishing to relate analog Ilford RC and FB photographic paper to digital photography, Ilford Photo formed an alliance with Odyssey Sales, manufacturer of the De Vere 504DS digital enlarger, which can photographically expose the image from a digital file onto traditional black-and-white paper.
Coers also was credited with inventing the Enlarger Mate, which helped in burning prints in the darkroom.
So, she placed a colored gel between the light source of the enlarger and the paper, and performed the initial exposure.
For you others, this penis enlarger is a plastic tube in which the penis is inserted....