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zoom lens

n.
A camera lens whose focal length can be rapidly changed, allowing rapid change in the size of an image.

zoom lens

n
(Photography) a lens system that allows the focal length of a camera lens to be varied continuously without altering the sharpness of the image. See also telephoto lens

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n.
(in a camera or motion-picture projector) a lens assembly whose focal length can be continuously adjusted to provide various degrees of magnification with no loss of focus.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoom lens - a camera lens that magnifies the imagezoom lens - a camera lens that magnifies the image
camera lens, optical lens - a lens that focuses the image in a camera
Translations
transfokátor
zoomlinsezoomobjektiv
zoom-objektiivi
pokretni teleobjektiv
gumilencse
súmlinsa, breytilinsa
ズームレンズ
줌 렌즈
transfokátor
zoomobjektiv
zoom merceğizum merceği
ống kính máy ảnh

zoom lens

nzoom m inv

zoom

(zuːm) noun
a loud, low-pitched buzzing noise. the zoom of (an) aircraft.
verb
to move very quickly with this kind of noise. The motorbike zoomed past us.
zoom lens
a type of camera lens which can make a distant object appear gradually closer without moving the camera.
zoom in
to direct a camera (on to an object etc) and use a zoom lens to make it appear to come closer. Film the whole building first, then zoom in on the door.

zoom lens

عَدَسَةُ قُرْب transfokátor zoomlinse Zoomobjektiv φακός ζουμ teleobjetivo zoom-objektiivi zoom pokretni teleobjektiv zoom ズームレンズ 줌 렌즈 zoomlens zoomobjektiv teleobiektyw lente de aumento объектив с переменным фокусным расстоянием zoomobjektiv เลนส์ของกล้องที่ขยายปรับภาพโดยรักษาโฟกัสเดิมไว้ zoom merceği ống kính máy ảnh 变焦透镜
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