covering power


noun Photography.

the maximum area of a scene that can be recorded with good definition by a particular lens.

Nearby words

  1. covered wagon,
  2. covered-dish supper,
  3. covering,
  4. covering fire,
  5. covering letter,
  6. coverlet,
  7. coverley,
  8. covermount,
  9. covers,
  10. coversed sine

Origin of covering power

First recorded in 1890–95

Also called coverage.

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