Meaning of hyperfocal distance

hy'per•fo'cal dis'tance

Pronunciation: (hī'pur-fō'kul, hī"-), [key]
— Photog. Photog.
  1. the distance, at a given f number, between a camera lens and the nearest pointhaving satisfactory definition when focused at infinity.
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