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telephoto lens vs. wide-angle
- a lens constructed so as to produce a relatively large image with a focal length shorter than that required by an ordinary lens producing an image of the same size: used to photograph small or distant objects.
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- 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.