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telephoto

[ tel-uh-foh-toh ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌfoʊ toʊ /
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adjective
noting or pertaining to telephotography.
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Origin of telephoto

1890–95; short for telephotographic;see telephotograph, -ic

Other definitions for telephoto (2 of 2)

Telephoto
[ tel-uh-foh-toh ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌfoʊ toʊ /

Trademark.
a brand of apparatus for electrical transmission of photographs.
a photograph transmitted by this apparatus.
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