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wide-angle

[wahyd-ang-guh l] /ˈwaɪdˈæŋ gəl/
adjective, Photography
1.
of or pertaining to a lens having a relatively wide angle of view, generally 45° or more, and a focal length of less than 50 mm.
2.
employing, or made with, a wide-angle lens:
a wide-angle camera; a wide-angle shot.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples for wideangle
  • wideangle lenses have short focal lengths and make spatial distances more obvious.

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