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Definition of "fisheye" [fisheye]

  • Of or being a wide-angle photographic lens that covers an angle of about 180°, producing a circular image with exaggerated foreshortening in the center and increasing distortion toward the periphery. (adjective)
  • Slang A suspicious, unfriendly glance or look. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fisheye" in a sentence
  • "Keep in mind, too, that a wide angle lens - and the fisheye is the epitome of a wide angle lens - normally has a really large DoF, so most of the time if you're just snapshooting at things farther than, say, 5 feet away, you don't have much to worry about."
  • "(Raynox 0. 66x, or a Raynox 0. 3x fisheye) The 0. 66x gives a bit wider view then the normal lens on the camera, but the 0. 3x fisheye gives a full view of the rooms and seems more pleasing as it shows how big everything is, but then you can notice the fisheye is a bit distorted and I'm not sure if realtors would like/not like that so I'm not sure which one to get."
  • "I especially liked the "fisheye" lens filter and the way the "Plastic" filter brought out orange and blue tones."
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