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macro lens

[mak-roh]
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noun Photography.
  1. a lens used to bring into focus objects very close to the camera.

Origin of macro lens

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for macro lens

macro lens

noun
  1. a camera lens used for close-up photography (2–10 cm)
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