zoom out

phrasal verb
zoomed out; zooming out; zooms out

Definition of zoom out

: (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 smaller and farther away The photographer zoomed out to get the widest possible view of the scene. The camera zoomed out to show a wider view of the scene.

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“Zoom out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoom%20out. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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