augmentation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ôg"men-tā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of augmenting; state of being augmented.
  2. that by which anything is augmented.
  3. modification of a theme by increasing the time value of all its notes.
  4. an addition to a coat of arms granted to a person by a sovereign power in recognition of a notable action.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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