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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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enlargers also is somewhat inconclusive and future studies should strive to determine the relative importance of cavity height, age, volume and micro and macro habitat variables to cavity use in the non-breeding season.
Adaptations such as voice synthesizer, screen enlarger, keyboard adjusting, document lector, developed with the aim of making easier the user-Web interaction.
Eastburn remembers developing Register-Guard film using tanks and reels and making photos for publication on a darkroom enlarger.
The system consists of five instruments: The Hip Director Guide to pinpoint the insertion site for the anterior portal, the Cannulated Switching Stick to provide access to the hip capsule, the Portal Enlarger to enlarge the size of the arthroscopic portal, the Modular T-Handle for controlling and advancing the Switching Stick and Portal Enlarger, and the Pistol Grip Slotted Cannula which allows instruments to be passed in and loose bodies to be removed from the joint.
When I'm working with the enlarger, printing and dodging, I'm completely disconnected to the outside world.
I'm looking for someone to represent me," said Haya Gil-Lubin, a Las Vegas-based artist who creates what she calls Hayagrams by exposing objects, primarily organic matter, onto photographic paper through an enlarger and manipulating the colors.
Set the condenser enlarger at the right settings and expose the paper.
The enlarger shines light right through the negative to a specially treated piece of paper.
We inherited much of his equipment: a wooden Thornton Pickard half-plate field camera with double book form dark slides and rapid rectilinear lenses (anastigmat had not yet been introduced) and a half plate enlarger lit by a paraffin oil lamp.
Fleur Collection an enlarger to create a unique range of
The couple try everything -- from sexual games to whips, a penis enlarger and a gigantic dildo -- but nothing helps, and Jenny finally leaves their apartment in a rage.
This is quite a technical bit of kit consisting of an adjustable dripper, an outlet fitting, a 2ft 6in length of pipe and a hole enlarger - which if I did not know better I would swear was a go lf tee.
He got his first gear, a Kodak Baby Brownie and a Federal enlarger, in 1937 at age twelve, and his one and only press card three years later for the New Smyrna Beach Observer, in Florida.
Excess baggage knew no limits as large crates contained an enlarger, developing trays, printing paper, chemistry and an assorted tangle of phone and electric wires and jacks.