from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a photographic lens or lens system used to produce a large image of a distant object.
- adj. Of or relating to an instrument that electrically transmits photographs.
- n. A telephoto lens.
- n. A photograph made with a telephoto lens; a telephotograph.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to a lens system used to produce an enlarged image of a distant object.
- n. A photograph taken through a telephoto lens.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. of or relating to photography with a telephoto lens.
- adj. of or pertaining to a telephoto lens.
- n. a telephoto lens.
- n. a photograph taken using a telephoto lens.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the process of photographing distant objects; telephotographic: as, a telephoto lens, an objective giving a large image of a distant object, in a camera of special design. See telephote, 2, and telephotographic lens.
- n. A telephotographic lens or camera.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a photograph made with a telephoto lens
tele-, from Ancient Greek τῆλε (tele, "at a distance") + a shortening of photograph (Wiktionary)