About The Word Camera

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Camera

Camera Meaning & Definition
Camera Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Camera?

[n] equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
[n] television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam

Synonyms | Synonyms for Camera: photographic camera | television camera | tv camera

Related Terms | Find terms related to Camera: achromatic lens | aerial reconnaissance camera | astigmatic lens | astrograph | box camera | burning glass | camera obscura | candid camera | cinematograph | coated lens | color camera | concave lens | concavo-convex lens | condenser | convex lens | eyeglass | eyepiece | glass | hand lens | Iconoscope | kinematograph | Kodak | lens | magnifier | magnifying glass | meniscus | miniature camera | minicam | motion-picture camera | movie camera | object glass | objective | objective prism | ocular | photochronograph | photocopier | photomicroscope | photopitometer | Photostat | portrait camera | precision camera | press camera | prism | reader | reading glass | reflex camera | SLR | spectroscopic camera | stereo camera | still camera | telephoto lens | television camera | toric lens | tripod camera | twin-lens reflex | varifocal lens | vest-pocket camera | X-ray machine | zoom lens

See Also | aperture | box camera | box Kodak | camcorder | camera lens | candid camera | cartridge | cine-camera | delayed action | diaphragm | digital camera | finder | flash camera | magazine | mosaic | motion-picture camera | movie camera | optical lens | photographic equipment | Polaroid camera | Polaroid Land camera | portrait camera | reflex camera | shutter | sprocket | stop | television equipment | television pickup tube | television-camera tube | video equipment | view finder | viewfinder

Camera In Webster's Dictionary

\Cam"e*ra\, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. {Bellows camera}. See under {Bellows}. {In camera} (Law), in a judge's chamber, that is, privately; as, a judge hears testimony which is not fit for the open court in camera. {Panoramic}, or {Pantascopic}, {camera}, a photographic camera in which the lens and sensitized plate revolve so as to expose adjacent parts of the plate successively to the light, which reaches it through a narrow vertical slit; -- used in photographing broad landscapes. --Abney.

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