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circle of confusion

noun, Photography
a circular spot on a film, resulting from the degree to which a pencil of light reflected from the field of view is focused in front of or behind the film, or from aberration of the lens, or from both.
Origin of circle of confusion
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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