wide-angle

adjective
wide-an·​gle | \ ˈwīd-ˈaŋ-gəl How to pronounce wide-angle (audio) \

Definition of wide-angle

1 : having or covering an angle of view wider than the ordinary used especially of lenses of shorter than normal focal length
2 : having, involving the use of, or relating to a wide-angle lens a wide-angle shot

First Known Use of wide-angle

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wide-angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wide-angle. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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