zoom in

phrasal verb
zoomed in; zooming in; zooms in

Definition of zoom in

: (of a person) to adjust the lens of a camera or (of a camera) to adjust its lens so that the image seems to be bigger and closer often + onI zoomed in on her face to show her reaction.The TV cameras zoomed in on the winner's face. often used figurativelyWe're trying to zoom in on the cause of these problems before they get worse.

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“Zoom in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoom%20in. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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