fish-eye

adjective
\ ˈfish-ˌī \

Definition of fish-eye

: being, having, or produced by a wide-angle photographic lens that has a highly curved protruding front, that covers an angle of about 180 degrees, and that gives a circular image

First Known Use of fish-eye

1943, in the meaning defined above

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