zoom out


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zoom out

vb (intr, adverb)
1. (Film) photog films television to decrease rapidly the magnification of the image of a distant object by means of a zoom lens
2. (Broadcasting) photog films television to decrease rapidly the magnification of the image of a distant object by means of a zoom lens
3. to consider the essential points, rather than the details of a subject
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Translations

w>zoom out

vi
(Phot) → wegzoomen
(inf: = go or come out) → hinaussausen (inf)
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