Definition of viewfinder in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvyo͞oˌfīndər/


A device on a camera showing the field of view of the lens, used in framing and focusing the picture.
Example sentences
  • The majority have a zoom lens, an optical viewfinder and an LCD viewing screen.
  • The first device the company is working on is a viewfinder for digital cameras.
  • This has no noticeable effect on the viewfinder, exposure metering or focusing systems.
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