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minification

(mĭn″ĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn)
In radiography, the reduction in the size of a fluoroscopic image to intensify the brightness of that image.

minification

A reduction in the apparent size of an object. Example: viewing a distant object through the objective of a galilean telescope. Syn. negative magnification. See visual expander field.
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One little-understood aspect of corrective lenses is that they either magnify (in the case of farsightedness) or minify (in the case of nearsightedness) what the wearer sees.
This focus on only one's own home life "accustoms [the child] to magnify the personal duties and minify the social ones, and it greatly retards his adjustment to larger life" (279).
ERPScan can help minify specific risks that telecommunication enterprises face.