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telephoto

[tel-uh-foh-toh] /ˈtɛl əˌfoʊ toʊ/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to telephotography.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; short for telephotographic; see telephotograph, -ic

Telephoto

[tel-uh-foh-toh] /ˈtɛl əˌfoʊ toʊ/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of apparatus for electrical transmission of photographs.
2.
a photograph transmitted by this apparatus.
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Word Origin and History for telephoto
adj.

1898, shortened form of telephotographic (1892), from tele- + photographic.

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