Definition of lens hood in English:

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lens hood

noun

A tube or ring attached to the front of a camera lens to prevent unwanted light from reaching the film.
Example sentences
  • This camera is fairly compact, but the large lens hood, camera length and styling lend themselves somewhat to a pro look.
  • Another lens accessory the camera person may consider using is a lens hood.
  • A special lens or lens hood is used to achieve a gradual light falloff toward the corners of the image frame.
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