circle of con fusion

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.

1905–10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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