from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A camera lens whose focal length can be rapidly changed, allowing rapid change in the size of an image.
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- noun photography A
lenscontaining a mechanical assemblyof inner lenses, allowing the focal lengthto be changed rapidly.
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- noun a camera lens that magnifies the image
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