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enlarge (up)on (something)

To add or supply more information or details about something. I can see you aren't familiar with this material yet, so allow me to briefly enlarge upon it for you. I asked the boss to enlarge on the details of the proposal for me.
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expand (up)on something

 and enlarge (up)on something
Fig. to add detail to a report about something; to say more about something. Would you please expand upon that last remark? Would you care to enlarge upon your remarks?
See also: expand, on
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Answers: 1 -- D (taking the photograph), 2 -- E (putting the film onto a special spool), 3 -- A (treating the film with chemicals and creating negatives), 4 -- C (putting the strip of negatives into the enlarger and reversing the image), 5 -- F (putting the enlarged print into a final chemical "bath"), 6 -- B (drying the final photo print).
Nothing says happy Valentine's V Day like a penis enlarger.
A camera focused the first exposure to light (film), and an enlarger lit up the negative, exposing the image on paper a second time, and you treated both pretty much the same way in the darkroom.
It's a closed-circuit television monitor connected to a color enlarger, making it possible to read newspapers, magazines, labels, medicine bottles, checkbooks, printed directions or any other print that might otherwise be too small for someone to read.
He also has modified an old DeVere 8-by-10-inch enlarger to hold a camera and act as a large copy stand.
Fuller, The American Mail: Enlarger of the Common Life (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972); Marshall Cushing, The Story of Our Post Office: The Greatest Government Department in All Its Phases (Boston: A.
In the August 1999 issue of the quarterly AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ENOLOGY & VITICULTURE, Liger-Belair's team reported using a high-speed camera, strobe light, photographic enlarger, and ruler to measure sizes, speeds, and rates of formation of champagne bubbles.
Run the enlarger head high enough up so that the light covers all of the paper.
The enlarger shines light right through the negative onto a specially treated piece of paper.
He made his prints without an enlarger, preferring contact prints using the full negative.
MacRae, Inverness YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Mounted 9 Nepal 10 Linen 11 Sisters 12 Two 13 Skin-deep 16 Unafraid 17 Lie 19 Bacardi 21 Bored 22 Sling 23 Nankeen DOWN: 1 Emulate 2 Turn down 3 Stun 4 One-sided 5 Epee 6 Class 8 Destination 13 Suffrage 14 Enlarger 15 Reading 18 Abyss 20 Chip 21 Bang QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Show of hands 8 Too 9 Eat 11 Insulin 12 Stare 13 Age 14 Din 15 Caveman 17 Ago 19 Over 21 Whet 23 Dodo 25 Sole 27 Was 29 Rarebit 31 Act 34 Spa 36 Wrist 37 Evasion 38 Nil 39 Doe 40 Blackmailer DOWN: 1 Song 2 Hose 3 Welfare 4 Finger 5 At sea 6 Dead 7 Sari 8 Tiara 10 Tenor 16 Nod 18 Owl 20 Vow 22 Her 24 Origami 25 Spawn 26 Redeem 28 Shane 30 Attic 32 Crib 33 Till 34 Side 35 Poor
THIS Victory Enlarger from Thornton Pickard of Altrincham is an addition to my postcard and photographic display.
201l a two-slide projection that confronts a found photograph of an enlarger with a text about the photo's possible origins.
Stacy was gone the day I demonstrated using the enlarger, Tom and Bill left early for a football game when film-developing was covered, and one thorough introduction on anything is seldom enough for special-needs students.
I loved printing photographs when I was a girl, but stopped when I was in my 20s, so I had to buy myself a new enlarger," she said.