fish-eye lens


Definition of fish-eye lens


  1. :  a camera lens that shows an extremely wide area with curved edges

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  a piece of transparent material (such as glass) that has two opposite regular surfaces either both curved or one curved and the other plane and that is used either singly or combined in an optical instrument for forming an image by focusing rays of light

    :  a combination of two or more simple lenses

    :  a piece of glass or plastic used (as in safety goggles or sunglasses) to protect the eye

  1. :  to make a motion picture of :  film

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