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wide-angle

[ wahyd-ang-guhl ]
/ ˈwaɪdˈæŋ gəl /
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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 millimeters.
employing, or made with, a wide-angle lens: a wide-angle camera; a wide-angle shot.

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Origin of wide-angle

First recorded in 1875–80
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