Enlarger En*lar"ger, n. 1. One who or that which enlarges. [1913 Webster]

2. (Photography) an optical device for making copies of photographs larger than the original, having a head for holding the original, a source of illumination to project the image, and a bed for holding the sensitized photographic paper which will received the larger image. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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