tele converter lens

teleconverter

[tel-i-kuhn-vur-ter]
noun Photography.
See under converter ( def 8 ).
Also called teleconverter lens.


Origin:
1965–70; tele-1 + converter

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converter  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (kən-vûr'tər)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. An electrical device that changes the form of an electric signal or power source, as by converting alternating current to direct current, or an analog signal to a digital signal. Compare rectifier, transformer.

  2. An electronic device that changes the frequency of a radio or other electromagnetic signal.


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