Enlargement

Enlargement may refer to:

  • the growth in membership of political entities:
  • Enlargement of the European Union is the political process for integrating countries into the European Union.
  • Enlargement of the African Union
  • Enlargement of the Arab League
  • Enlargement of the United Nations
  • Enlargement of NATO
  • Enlargement of Switzerland
  • Enlargement of the European Space Agency
  • in other contexts:
  • In mathematics, an enlargement is a uniform scaling, an example of a Homothetic transformation that increases distances, areas and volumes.
  • Enlargement (in fiction) is a theme in fiction, especially in science fiction and fantasy.
  • An enlargement is a photographic print that is larger than the negative it is printed from, through the use of an enlarger.

Other articles related to "enlargement":

Henry Isaac Stevens - Repairs and Alterations
... St ... George's Church, Ticknall, Derbyshire 1840–42 ...
Cervical Enlargement
... The cervical enlargement corresponds with the attachments of the large nerves which supply the upper limbs ... The reason behind the enlargement of the cervical region is because of the increased neural input and output to the upper limbs ... An analogous region in the lower limbs occurs at the lumbar enlargement ...
Gingival Hypertrophy - Etiology - Enlargement Associated With Systemic Factors
... Many systemic diseases can develop oral manifestations that may include gingival enlargement, some that are related to conditions and others that are related to disease Conditioned enlargement pregnancy puberty ...
Haglund's Deformity
... Haglund’s deformity (aka the Mulhulland Deformity) is a bony enlargement on the back of the heel that most often leads to painful bursitis, which is an inflammation of the bursa (a fluid-f ... the soft tissue near the Achilles tendon becomes irritated when the bony enlargement rubs against shoes ... of pump-style shoes can create pressure that aggravates the enlargement when walking ...

Famous quotes containing the word enlargement:

    We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties.
    Anna C. Brackett (1836–1911)

    ... when I exclaim against novels, I mean when contrasted with those works which exercise the understanding and regulate the imagination.—For any kind of reading I think better than leaving a blank still a blank, because the mind must receive a degree of enlargement and obtain a little strength by a slight exertion of its thinking powers ...
    Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)