wide-angle
adjective Date: circa 1878 1. having or covering an angle of view wider than the ordinary — used especially of lenses of shorter than normal focal length 2. having, involving the use of, or relating to a wide-angle lens <
a wide-angle shot
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  • Wide-angle — Wide an gle, a. (Photog. & Optics) Having or covering an angle wider than the ordinary; applied to certain lenses of relatively short focus. Lenses for ordinary purposes have an angle of 50[deg] or less. Wide angle lenses may cover as much as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • wide-angle — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a lens) having a short focal length and hence a field covering a wide angle …   English terms dictionary

  • wide-angle — [wīd′aŋ΄gəl] adj. designating or of a kind of camera lens that covers a wider angle of view than the ordinary lens …   English World dictionary

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  • wide-angle — /wuyd ang geuhl/, adj. Photog. 1. of or pertaining 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… …   Universalium

  • wide-angle — adj. Wide angle is used with these nouns: ↑lens, ↑shot …   Collocations dictionary

  • wide-angle — adjective (of a lens) having a short focal length and hence a field covering a wide angle …   English new terms dictionary

  • wide-angle — /ˈwaɪd æŋgəl/ (say wuyd angguhl) adjective (in photography) denoting or relating to a camera lens with a wide angle of view (up to 100°) and a short focal length …   Australian English dictionary

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