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hyperfocal distance

[ hahy-per-foh-kuh l, hahy- ]
/ ˈhaɪ pərˈfoʊ kəl, ˌhaɪ- /

noun Photography.

the distance, at a given f number, between a camera lens and the nearest point (hyperfocal point) having satisfactory definition when focused at infinity.

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Nearby words

hyperfibrinogenemia, hyperfibrinolysis, hyperfiction, hyperfine structure, hyperflexion, hyperfocal distance, hyperform, hyperfunction, hyperfunctional occlusion, hypergalactia, hypergalactosis

Origin of hyperfocal distance

First recorded in 1900–05; hyper- + focal
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperfocal distance

hyperfocal distance

/ (ˌhaɪpəˈfəʊkəl) /

noun

the distance from a camera lens to the point beyond which all objects appear sharp and clearly defined
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