autofocus

or au·to-fo·cus

[ aw-toh-foh-kuh s ]
/ ˈɔ toʊˌfoʊ kəs /

adjective

having the ability to focus automatically: an autofocus lens; an autofocus camera.

noun

such an ability.

Origin of autofocus

First recorded in 1955–60; auto-3 + focus
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British Dictionary definitions for autofocus

autofocus

/ (ˈɔːtəʊˌfəʊkəs) /

noun

another name for automatic focus

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