defocus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

de- +‎ focus

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

defocus (third-person singular simple present defocuses or defocusses, present participle defocusing or defocussing, simple past and past participle defocused or defocussed)

  1. (transitive) To cause (a lens, or a beam of light or particles, etc.) to be out of focus.

NounEdit

defocus (uncountable)

  1. The process of going out of focus.
  2. (optics) The distance by which the focal point is in front of (positive defocus) or beyond (negative defocus) the image or target surface.
    • 2012, Subhasis Chaudhuri, A. N. Rajagopalan, Depth From Defocus: A Real Aperture Imaging Approach (page 16)
      Fundamental to the concept of recovering the depth by measuring defocus is the relationship between the focused and the defocused images of a scene.

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