tele-converter lens


noun Photography.
See under converter ( def 8 ).
Also called teleconverter lens.

1965–70; tele-1 + converter Unabridged
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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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