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zoom

Pronunciation: /zuːm/

Translation of zoom in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2zoom (lens) [Cinema/Cine] [Photography/Fotografía] [Television/Televisión] teleobjetivo (masculine), zoom (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • For more serious work, a macro lens or a zoom with a macro feature offers superior quality.
    • However there are a couple of reasons that pros would use a prime lens over a zoom.
    • If you have a zoom or a telephoto lens then now is the time!

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (move fast) [colloquial/familiar] (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) to zoom along/past/off ir*/pasar/salir* zumbando or como un bólido [colloquial/familiar] she zoomed through her work hizo el trabajo volando [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (climb) [aeroplane] elevarse ([ abruptamente ]); [inflation] dispararse

Phrasal verbs

zoom in

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
to zoom in (on sth/sb) hacer* un zoom in (sobre algo/algn) ([ acercar rápidamente una imagen usando un teleobjetivo ])

zoom out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
hacer* un zoom out ([ cambiar rápidamente a un plano general usando un teleobjetivo ])

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