Midshot vs Backshot - What's the difference?

midshot | backshot | coordinate terms |

Midshot is a coordinate term of backshot.


As nouns the difference between midshot and backshot

is that midshot is a point in time during the taking of a photograph while backshot is (chiefly|sport).

As an adjective backshot is

(of a water wheel) having the water introduced just behind the summit, combining the advantages of breastshot and overshot systems, since the full amount of the potential energy released by the falling water is harnessed as the water descends the back of the wheel.

midshot

English

Noun

(-)
  • A point in time during the taking of a photograph.
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    backshot

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (of a water wheel) Having the water introduced just behind the summit, combining the advantages of breastshot and overshot systems, since the full amount of the potential energy released by the falling water is harnessed as the water descends the back of the wheel.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, sport)
  • (geology)
  • Coordinate terms

    * foreshot, midshot * undershot