Augment or augmentation may refer to:

*Augment (linguistics), a syllable added to the beginning of the word in certain Indo-European languages

*Augmentation (heraldry), heraldic modifications
*Augmentation (music), the musical technique of lengthening or widening of rhythm or interval
*Augmentation (obstetrics), the process by which the first &/or second stages of an already established labour is accelerated or potentiated by deliberate and artificial means.
*Augmentation (psychiatry), the combination of two or more drugs to achieve better treatment results
*Augmentation ideal, in mathematics, an ideal in a group ring
*Synaptic augmentation, a form of short term synaptic plasticity

*Augmented reality
*Augmented cognition

*NLS (computer system), a hypertext system derived from Douglas Engelbart's oNLine System, renamed "Augment" by Tymshare
*Nanotechnological augmentations, a feature in the computer game "Deus Ex" and its spiritual successor ' (renamed to "biomods" in its sequel, ')

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  • augment — [ ɔgmɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1690; « augmentation » fin XIIIe; lat. augmentum ♦ Gramm. Voyelle ajoutée devant le radical des verbes commençant par une consonne, en grec. ● augment nom masculin (latin augmentum, accroissement) Dans certaines langues indo… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • augment — AUGMÉNT, augmente, s.n. Vocală adăugată (în unele limbi indo europene) la începutul unei forme verbale pentru a marca trecutul indicativului. – Din fr. augment, lat. augmentum. Trimis de ana zecheru, 08.07.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  augmént s. n. (sil …   Dicționar Român

  • augment — AUGMENT. sub. mas. Terme de Droit. Il ne se dit qu en cette phrase, Augment de dot, qui est Ce que la Loi permet de donner à la femme sur les biens du mari, dans les pays de Droit écrit. L augment de dot est ordinairement de la moitié ou du tiers …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Augment — Aug*ment , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Augmented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Augmenting}.] [L. augmentare, fr. augmentum an increase, fr. augere to increase; perh. akin to Gr. ?, ?, E. wax, v., and eke, v.: cf. F. augmenter.] 1. To enlarge or increase in size,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Augment — Aug ment, n. [L. augmentum: cf. F. augment.] 1. Enlargement by addition; increase. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) A vowel prefixed, or a lengthening of the initial vowel, to mark past time, as in Greek and Sanskrit verbs. [1913 Webster] Note: In Greek …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • augment — Augment. s. m. Terme de Droit. Il ne se dit qu en cette phrase, Augment de dot, C est ce que le mari donne à sa femme par contract de mariage dans les pays de Droit écrit …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • augment — [ôg ment′; ] for n. [ ôg′ment΄] vt. [ME augmenten < OFr augmenter < LL augmentare < augmentum, an increase < L augere, to increase: see WAX2] 1. to make greater, as in size, quantity, or strength; enlarge 2. to add an augment to vi.… …   English World dictionary

  • Augment — Aug*ment , v. i. To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments by rain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Augment — (lat.), »Zuwachs«, d. h. der Vokal, der im Griechischen, im Sanskrit und Armenischen an die Verbalformen vorn angefügt wird, um denselben die Bedeutung der vergangenen Zeit zu verleihen, z. B. griechisch e lyon, »ich löste« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Augmént — Augmént, (lat.), Vermehrung; im Sanskrit, Zend, Armenischen und Griechischen der Zuwachs (kurzes a oder e) zur Bezeichnung der Vergangenheitsformen eines Zeitwortes, z.B. grch. phero, ich trage, epheron, ich trug …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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