field of view

noun phrase

Examples of field of view in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The planets are narrowing your field of view to encompass solely the positive aspects of life while fun-loving Venus moves through your passionate 5th house., Sun Sentinel, 18 June 2024 Thanks to its large field of view—encompassing an area equivalent to 40 full moons—and its ability to move swiftly, the telescope will scan the entire visible sky every three days. Dan Falk, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 June 2024 The telescope’s wide field of view easily unveils the entire galaxy and its environs in exquisite detail. Phil Plait, Scientific American, 14 June 2024 Euclid’s instruments can detect objects just a few times the mass of Jupiter, and its infrared ‘eyes’ reveal over 300,000 new objects in this field of view alone. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for field of view 

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First Known Use

1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of field of view was in 1763

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“Field of view.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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