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autofocus

(ˈɔːtəʊˌfəʊkəs)
n
(Photography) another name for automatic focus

au•to•fo•cus

(ˈɔ toʊˌfoʊ kəs)

adj.
1. having the ability to focus automatically: an autofocus camera.
n.
2. the ability of a camera or lens to focus automatically.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autofocus - an optical device for focussing a camera or other instrument automaticallyautofocus - an optical device for focussing a camera or other instrument automatically
optical device - a device for producing or controlling light
Translations

autofocus

[ˈɔːtəʊfəʊkəs] N (Phot) → autofoco m, autoenfoque m

autofocus

n (Phot) → Autofokus m
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