telephoto


1tele·pho·to

adjective \ˌte-lə-ˈfō-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of TELEPHOTO

:  being a camera lens system designed to give a large image of a distant object; also :  relating to or being photography in which a telephoto lens is used

First Known Use of TELEPHOTO

circa 1895

2telephoto

noun
plural telephotos

Definition of TELEPHOTO

1
:  a telephoto lens
2
:  a photograph taken with a camera having a telephoto lens

First Known Use of TELEPHOTO

1904

Telephoto

trademark

Definition of TELEPHOTO

—used for an apparatus for transmitting photographs electrically or for a photograph so transmitted

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