wide-angle

[wahyd-ang-guh l]
adjective Photography.
  1. of or relating to a lens having a relatively wide angle of view, generally 45° or more, and a focal length of less than 50 mm.
  2. employing, or made with, a wide-angle lens: a wide-angle camera; a wide-angle shot.

Origin of wide-angle

First recorded in 1875–80
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