Definitions

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  • n. A feature of some cameras and other optical systems that allows a correct focus on the subject to be obtained automatically
  • v. To focus automatically.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an optical device for focussing a camera or other instrument automatically

Etymologies

auto- +‎ focus (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Camera behaving badly there's something odd going on with the autofocus, which isn't.

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  • Another criticism of the first two lenses available from Olympus for the E-P-series cameras is that they're very slow to autofocus, which is true.

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  • The ZR3 brags of a 0. 26-second autofocus, which is pretty good for a point-and-shoot, and is packing a fair-sized 2. 7-inch LCD.

    Gizmodo

  • On the back of the TG01 is a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus, which is nothing particularly special.

    Mobile Gazette

  • Face-Priority AF - In 2005, Nikon introduced Face-Priority autofocus, which is activated when select CoolPix digital cameras are switched to Portrait mode.

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  • And it comes with a bevy of advanced features, such as autofocus, face and smile detection, tap-to-focus, and support for USB printing.

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  • Mike Evans, editor of the cell-phone review and discussion site MobileMentalism. com, said that even though cell phone manufacturers keep ratcheting up the megapixels, they are also emphasizing other important camera features, such as autofocus, image stabilization for less blurry photos, a xenon or dual LED flash, and good optics.

    Livescience.com

  • For instance, you could add an "autofocus" attribute to your input and this input would gain initial focus when the page is loaded.

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  • What makes the C510 a true "Cyber-shot" device is a combination of features such as autofocus, a camera light, face and smile detection, photo blogging capabilities and picture editing tools.

    Mobile Gazette

  • The 7D is the first EOS with a 19 point cross-type AF sensor with Zone AF using a separate AF processor to enable autofocus which is quick enough to keep up with the camera's eight frames-per-second shooting speed.

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