Definition Of zoom
(especially of a car or aircraft) move or travel very quickly.
we watched the fly zooming about
(of a camera) change smoothly from a long shot to a close-up or vice versa.
the camera zoomed in for a close-up of his face
used to express sudden fast movement.
then suddenly, zoom!, he's off
Example Of zoom
zoom out for a wide view of the garden again
A zoom brackets the shot, indicating a single take.
A little more than £100 can still buy you a camera with an optical zoom and in this case, one with a 3x range.
Although it won't be out until the fourth quarter, it sets the bar pretty high: a 224k color screen, Memory Stick, Bluetooth and megapixel camera with 8x zoom .