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English definition of “zoom in/out”

zoom in/out

verb uk phrasal verb with zoom   /zuːm/ informal us  
to (cause a camera or computer to) make the image of something or someone appear much larger and nearer, or much smaller and further away: At the beginning of the film, the camera zooms in to show two people sitting by the side of a river. Click on a photo of any student, and it zooms out to full-size. Television cameras zoomed in on the fans fighting in the stands.Photography
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