Definition of fisheye in English:


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  • 1 (also fisheye lens) A very wide-angle lens with a field of vision covering up to 180°, the scale being reduced towards the edges.
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    • Camera two would employ a fisheye lens with a 170 degree view.
    • The documentary showcases cast interview clips shot in extreme closeup through a fisheye lens.
    • The use of a fisheye lens briefly creates a fishbowl world as the father balances his daughter on his shoulders as they walk along the railroad tracks.
  • 2US informal A suspicious or unfriendly look: Wally gave him the fisheye
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    • Scott gave us both a fisheye.
    • The Boss passes over a page of paper and I give it the old fisheye.
  • 3A defect in metal causing a spot to stand out brightly against its surroundings.

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