Definitions for "Augmentation"
In counterpoint and fugue, a repetition of the subject in tones of twice the original length.
Musical augmentation is generally accomplished by stating familiar melodic materials in longer-than-ordinary note values: when a theme in quarter notes recurs in whole notes, it is said to be "in augmentation." The opposite procedure is diminution.
the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)
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The act or process of augmenting, or making larger, by addition, expansion, or dilation; increase.
A additional charge to a coat of arms, given as a mark of honor.
the addition of pitocin to strengthen or increase the number of contractions
the amount by which the apparent semidiameter of a celestial body, as observed from the surface of the Earth, is greater than the semidiameter that would be observed from the centre of the Earth.
Apparent increase in simidiameter of sun or moon as the body approaches culmination due to the fact that the body is nearer to the observer at culmination than at rising or setting.
The stage of a disease in which the symptoms go on increasing.
A phenomenon that may occur as a result of the use of certain medications (particularly levodopa). Augmentation is characterized by the emergence of worsening symptoms earlier in the day (e.g., early evening, afternoon, or morning). Many people who take levodopa and some who take other dopamingeric agents develop augmentation, especially those who have severe symptoms or are taking high doses of the drug.
a result of prolonged use of dopaminergic agents in which symptoms (of Restless Legs Syndrome) are chased into the daytime sometimes necessitating daytime dosing.
Patients seek to augment one or more of the facial regions to give a more youthful and defined appearance to the face. The nasolabial creases and lips usually are augmented with small, soft synthetic implants that are placed deeply in the skin and underlying subcutaneous tissue. Examples are Articoll and Soft Form.
to enhance. In terms of exstrophy patients, augmentation typically means to enhance the size of the bladder with a piece of intestine-typically, the small intestine, large intestine(colon) or in very rare cases, the stomach.
a term used in reference to -- enhancement. Compensation, through stock release, for loss of habitat [in: Stocking and introduction of fish, edited by I.G. Cowx, 1998].
The placement of autogenous or alloplastic materials to correct bony insufficiencies.
is the process of changing an organism to improve existing abilities. Such changes can be major or minor, but must already exist in the organism in some form. See Also: Embellishment, Modification, Replacements. Bound Spirit Breeding
Replacing the quantity of water depleted from the stream system caused by an out-of-priority diversion. When adjudicated and operated to replace depletions to the stream system, the out-of-priority diversion may continue even through a call has been placed on the stream by senior decreed rights.
Acceleration of labour, usually by an oxytocin drip.
In fabric air filtration, the imposition of an electrical field to the collecting surface and/or subjecting the incoming particulate matter to a charging process.
Keywords:  enlargement, thing, added, way
The state of being augmented; enlargement.
The thing added by way of enlargement.
Money credited to a specific appropriation of state revenue. It usually can be spent for the purpose of the appropriation to which it is credited. Except as restricted by the appropriation it augments, there is no limit on how the money (usually collected from institutional billings or fees) is spent. If the source is federal, then a specific appropriation is necessary.
Keywords:  quantitative, change, another, one
The change of a being from one quantitative state to another.
The process of building up of the structure beneath the skin.
Keywords:  build, means
Augmentation means to build up