wide-angle lens

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wide-angle lens

a lens system on a camera that can cover an angle of view of 60° or more and therefore has a fairly small focal length

wide-angle lens

[′wīd ¦aŋ·gəl ′lenz]
(optics)
An optical lens having a large angular field, generally greater than 80°.
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Super wide angle lenses were not commonly usable with digital camera backs in the past, because of physical limitations of the camera body.