from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A camera lens whose focal length can be rapidly changed, allowing rapid change in the size of an image.
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- n. A lens containing a mechanical assembly of inner lenses, allowing the focal length to be changed rapidly.
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- n. a camera lens that magnifies the image
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And then the video cuts to an intersection filmed on a long zoom lens several hundred yards from the cameraman’s position.