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1. Sl. to lose control. I nearly zoomed out when I got the news. Fred zoomed out and started screaming at John.
2. Go to pan out.
1. To simulate movement away from an object with or as if with a zoom lens: The camera zoomed out from the house to reveal the vast landscape.
2. To decrease the apparent size of part of an image of something, especially to view it as if from a greater distance or from a wider perspective: This computer software allows you to zoom out of the document to see the entire page.
3. To exit rapidly: We got dressed and zoomed out to the party.
in. to lose control. I nearly zoomed out when I got the news.