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Of, having, or being a camera lens with a relatively short focal length that permits an angle of view wider than approximately 70°.
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1. of or pertaining to a lens having a relatively wide angle of view, generally 45° or more.
2. employing or made with a wide-angle lens: a wide-angle shot.
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Adj.1.wide-angle - of or relating to a fisheye lens
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[ˈwaɪdˌængl] ADJ wide-angle lensgran angular m
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