telephoto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tele-, from Ancient Greek τῆλε ‎(têle, at a distance) + a shortening of photograph

Adjective[edit]

telephoto ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a lens system used to produce an enlarged image of a distant object.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

telephoto ‎(plural telephotos)

  1. A photograph taken through a telephoto lens.