- a system in a camera which automatically adjusts the lens so that the object being photographed is in focus, often one using infrared light to estimate the distance of the object from the camera
- (as modifier)automatic-focus lens
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Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.
Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.
Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And too much of a focus on numbers can obscure strategic truths.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Lessard's high-handed squelching of MacRae had thrown everything out of focus.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
In the same way the technical form and mechanism of production were presumed to respond to an automatic stimulus.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
This automatic suitable bass device does not interfere with the normal use of the stop-keys of the pedal department by hand.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
It was not purposely contrived, it was in automatic obedience to deeper impulses than she knew.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
He launched into a long explanation of some scheme he had in mind for securing automatic balancing.Uncanny Tales|Various