back focus

noun

Definition of back focus

: the distance from the rear glass surface of a photographic lens to the focal plane when the lens is focused on a very distant object

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First Known Use of back focus

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Back focus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20focus. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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