Definitions

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  • n. Something that enhances
  • n. A short region of DNA that can increase transcription of genes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who enhances; one who, or that which, raises the amount, price, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who enhances; one who or that which carries to a greater degree or a higher point.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities

Etymologies

enhance +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Water as a choreography enhancer is the new smoke machine.

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  • Yes, Macchio wore a prosthetic rear enhancer, aka Butt Booster, to turn his shapeless backside into a salsa-ready rump.

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  • Create Flavours has developed a new natural tomato enhancer, which is said to be ideally suited to supporting essential tomato notes in a range of food products.

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  • More seriously, this chemical is also a penetration enhancer, meaning that it increases the absorption of cosmeceutical ingredients through the skin.

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  • Functional analysis of the gene revealed the presence of an 'enhancer', a stretch of DNA where regulatory proteins can bind to help ratchet up expression levels, surrounding one of the variants identified in this initial screen.

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  • Have you ever installed any third party "enhancer" hacks that do anything to the Dock?

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  • I don't have any "enhancer" programs installed that I know of, but re-installing Leopard seems to be the Apple-recommended fix for this known problem.

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  • Heavy magazine readers are twice as likely than the average to see advertising as an 'enhancer' to the magazine experience

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  • But here's the question: If it tastes great and is apparently still being manufactured, why doesn't it hold the post position in American culture, at the very pinnacle of the chocolate milk enhancer/emulsifier category pyramid?

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  • June 08, 2009 at 11: 54 PM though technically not a copying enhancer, when i need to copy many files i turn to syncback. again, not for everyday use, but if you run into that scenario once a month or so, it certainly does the job (runs in the background, provides a log of errors, etc) drsoumunblocked

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