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wide-angle lens

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(Photography) a lens system on a camera that can cover an angle of view of 60° or more and therefore has a fairly small focal length. See also fisheye lens
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Noun1.wide-angle lens - a camera lens having a wider than normal angle of view (and usually a short focal length)wide-angle lens - a camera lens having a wider than normal angle of view (and usually a short focal length); produces an image that is foreshortened in the center and increasingly distorted in the periphery
camera lens, optical lens - a lens that focuses the image in a camera
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wide-angle lens

[ˌwaɪdæŋglˈlɛnz] ngrandangolare m
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