macro lens

[ mak-roh ]
/ ˈmæk roʊ /

noun Photography.

a lens used to bring into focus objects very close to the camera.

Nearby words

  1. macramé,
  2. macready,
  3. macready, william charles,
  4. macrencephaly,
  5. macro,
  6. macro-,
  7. macroadenoma,
  8. macroaggregated albumin,
  9. macroamylase,
  10. macroamylasemia

Origin of macro lens

First recorded in 1960–65

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British Dictionary definitions for macro lens

macro lens

noun

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