hyperfocal distance

noun
hy·​per·​fo·​cal distance | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈfō-kəl- How to pronounce hyperfocal distance (audio) \

Definition of hyperfocal distance

: the nearest distance upon which a photographic lens may be focused to produce satisfactory definition at infinity

First Known Use of hyperfocal distance

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperfocal distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperfocal%20distance. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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