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Augmentation

Aug`men`ta´tion
n.1.The act or process of augmenting, or making larger, by addition, expansion, or dilation; increase.
2.The state of being augmented; enlargement.
3.The thing added by way of enlargement.
4.(Her.) A additional charge to a coat of arms, given as a mark of honor.
5.(Med.) The stage of a disease in which the symptoms go on increasing.
6.(Mus.) In counterpoint and fugue, a repetition of the subject in tones of twice the original length.
Augmentation court
(Eng. Hist.) a court erected by Stat. 27 Hen. VIII., to augment the revenues of the crown by the suppression of monasteries. It was long ago dissolved.
- Encyc. Brit.
Noun1.augmentation - the amount by which something increases
2.augmentation - the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)
Antonyms:
diminution - the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)
3.augmentation - the act of augmenting

AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.

accession, accretion, adjunct, annex, attachment, bonus, boot, complement, enhancement, enrichment, extra, fixture, increase, increment, plus, raise, reinforcement, rise
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