zoom


zoom
zoom [zo͞om]
vi.
[echoic]
1. to make a loud, low-pitched, buzzing or humming sound
2. to move with a zooming sound
3. to climb in an airplane suddenly and sharply at an angle greater than normal, using the energy of momentum
4. to rise rapidly [prices zoomed]
5. to change the focal length of a zoom lens so as to change the apparent distance of the object being viewed
vt.
to cause to zoom
n.
1. the act of zooming
2. a zooming sound
3. ZOOM LENS
4. Film
a) the effect of a camera moving toward or away from a subject by using a zoom lens
b) a shot using this effect
adj.
equipped with or having to do with a zoom lens [a zoom telescope]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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