Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: wide-angle lens
  1. A camera lens having a wider than normal angle of view (and usually a short focal length); produces an image that is foreshortened in the centre and increasingly distorted in the periphery
    - fisheye lens

Derived forms: wide-angle lenses

Type of: camera lens, optical lens

Encyclopedia: Wide-angle lens