zoom in

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v zoom in examine closely; focus one's attention on "He zoomed in on the book"
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Quotations

  • Jean Baudrillard
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    “Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face.”

Usage

In literature:

In five hours Bergen op Zoom came in sight, and they presently dropped anchor opposite the town.
"By England's Aid" by G. A. Henty
Bergen-op-Zoom has its place in history; but it is a dull town in fact.
"A Wanderer in Holland" by E. V. Lucas
In a twinkling both boys flicked their density controls and zoomed upward.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
At the siege of Bergen-op-Zoom, in 1747, a portion of the brigade cut its way with great loss through the French.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
That meant they had zoomed down and ditched their tanks in a way the Germans would not notice.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
Dick zoomed almost to his ceiling, until, in the brilliant moonlight, he could see Abaco Island from side to side.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
Overhead, pursuit planes zoomed in and began darting about nervously above the field.
"Off Course" by Mack Reynolds (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
Then the experienced pilot lifted her in a zoom that was simply magnificent, and they were off on their adventure at last.
"Eagles of the Sky" by Ambrose Newcomb
His "first system" was applied to numerous places in Holland, notably Nijmwegen, Breda and Bergen-op-Zoom.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Two fighter planes from a carrier lying offshore zoomed around her as she came in.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy" by Rutherford G. Montgomery
He couldn't spot Tommy as he zoomed upward and in a split second he lost Allison.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
Maestricht, Hetogenbosch, Breda, Bergen-of-Zoom, and many other fortresses in the Low Countries.
"Cuba" by Arthur D. Hall
Bergen-op-Zoom is a very old town, but little is known of its early history beyond the fact that it was taken by the Normans in 880.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
In the Grand Place of Bergen-op-Zoom stand long lines of soup-boilers over charcoal fires.
"A Woman's Experience in the Great War" by Louise Mack
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In news:

From Smog to Sun, Climate Scientists Zoom In on Changes.
Tamron's all-in-one zoom with optical image stabilization comes to the Sony E-mount.
Double click image to zoom in and zoom out.
Huge Asteroid to Zoom Past Earth in Next Few Days.
Zoom in for the close up, lots of sparkle in our garden with its shades of lights and darks.
Zoomed in to a neighborhood, each dot offers info about the specific bomb (or bombs ) dropped on that location.
Smartphone cameras are okay, but unless you have a special attachment, you can't zoom in.
For a few seconds, the focus of his zoom lens was a blonde in a dark blouse.
Karissa laughs as Jim zooms in to get a shot on his helmet-mounted Hero2.
Click on the feature points of the lense image to zoom in for more details.
A tablet's GPS technology helps travelers zoom in on hotels in their area in the Expedia app.
Huge Asteroid to Zoom Past Earth in Next Few Days.
The Orbit 's Auto-zoom technology is another impressive idea: I can use it to zoom in as much as three times the normal viewing size—great for showing products or even scanning across the car park.
If you were in your seat, no matter how high up or how far from the field you were, the shot is detailed enough that you should be able to rotate and zoom in enough to find yourself.
Zoom in or out if necessary.
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In science:

The vicinity of the early time bounce is zoomed in in Fig. 4 and that of the late time bounce in Fig. 5.
Phenomenological loop quantum geometry of the Schwarzschild black hole
FIG. 4: Zoom in of the early time bounce in Fig. 3. (a) pb (τ ) and pc (τ ) = gΩΩ (τ ).
Phenomenological loop quantum geometry of the Schwarzschild black hole
FIG. 5: Zoom in of the late time bounce in Fig. 3. (a) pb (τ ) and pc (τ ) = gΩΩ (τ ). A few classical cycles are connected gxx (τ ). (c) pγ 2∆/(p2 through quantum bounces.
Phenomenological loop quantum geometry of the Schwarzschild black hole
However, by applying phase space zooms (similarly to what discussed in ), one can analyze the sub-structure of periodic sets at the desired scale.
Ergodic Theory and Visualization II: Visualization of Resonances and Periodic Sets
This is better seen in figure 7.9 where the phase fronts are zoomed in so the largest θ equals 65◦ .
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
On the right can be seen a zoom on the patterns closest to the periphery of the array (Autocad file generated), which can be compared to the orthogonal case in Fig.
Fresnel Interferometric Imager: ground-based prototype
This is a zoom on the first “octant” in figure 9.
Hyperbolic planforms in relation to visual edges and textures perception
This fit is illustrated as a dashed line in the right column of Fig. 2(b,d,f ) which shows zoomed-in waveforms of the corresponding signals from the left column.
Phase randomization of three-wave interactions in capillary waves
FIG. 6: (Color online) As Fig. 5, but at a lower frequency and zoomed in around the middle asymptote.
Observation of Stueckelberg oscillations in dipole-dipole interactions
In the inset we have zoomed in around the two relevant crossings, which become avoided crossings due to the dipole-dipole interaction.
Observation of Stueckelberg oscillations in dipole-dipole interactions
The inset in Fig. 2(a) zooms onto the rapid potential variation in the screening layer, and the visible difference between the potential on the electrodes and in the electrolyte corresponds to the compact layer voltage, cf.
Strongly nonlinear dynamics of electrolytes in large ac voltages
Fig. 7(b) zooms in on the central lin||lin CPT resonance to analyze its lineshape.
Performance of a prototype atomic clock based on lin||lin coherent population trapping resonances in Rb atomic vapor
This is commonly done by zooming in on the part of the complex moduli space where the Calabi-Yau develops a singularity.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
Zooming in close to the singularity, we can forget about the rest of the Calabi-Yau so that we are effectively studying non-compact Calabi-Yau compactifications.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
But even when we decouple gravity by zooming in on the singularity of a Calabi-Yau (the topic of the next paragraph), they appear as meaningful holomorphic corrections to the effective 4-dimensional gauge theory [123, 124, 125].
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
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