wide-angle

[wahyd-ang-guh l]
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adjective Photography.

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.
employing, or made with, a wide-angle lens: a wide-angle camera; a wide-angle shot.

Nearby words

  1. wide area network,
  2. wide awake,
  3. wide boy,
  4. wide open,
  5. wide receiver,
  6. wide-angle converter,
  7. wide-angle glaucoma,
  8. wide-angle lens,
  9. wide-area network,
  10. wide-awake

Origin of wide-angle

First recorded in 1875–80

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