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cam·er·a

 (kăm′ər-ə, kăm′rə)
n.
1. A usually portable device containing a photosensitive surface that records images through a lens.
2. A camera obscura.
3. pl. cam·er·ae (-ə-rē) A judge's private chamber.
Idioms:
in camera
Outside of the public view: The committee met in camera to discuss the report.
off camera
Outside the field of view of a movie camera.
on camera
Within the field of view of a movie camera.

[Late Latin, room; see chamber.]

camera

(ˈkæmərə; ˈkæmrə)
npl -erae (-əˌriː)
1. (Photography) an optical device consisting of a lens system set in a light-proof construction inside which a light-sensitive film or plate can be positioned. See also cine camera, digital camera
2. (Electronics) television the equipment used to convert the optical image of a scene into the corresponding electrical signals
3. (Art Terms) See camera obscura
4. (Law) a judge's private room
5. (Law) law relating to a hearing from which members of the public are excluded
6. in private
7. (Film) off camera not within an area being filmed
8. (Film) on camera (esp of an actor) being filmed
[C18: from Latin: vault, from Greek kamara]

cam•er•a

(ˈkæm ər ə, ˈkæm rə)

n., pl. -er•as.
1. a hand-held photographic device with an aperture controlled by a shutter that opens to admit light: focused by a lens, the light forms an image on a light-sensitive film or plate loaded through the back or top.
2. (in a television transmitting apparatus) the device in which the picture to be televised is formed before it is changed into electric impulses.
Idioms:
1. in camera,
a. in the privacy of a judge's chambers.
b. privately.
2. off camera, out of the range of a television or motion-picture camera.
3. on camera, being filmed or televised by a live camera.
[1700–10; < Latin: vaulted room, vault < Greek kamára vault; compare chamber]

camera

- First meant "vault, chamber."
See also related terms for vault.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
aperture - a device that controls amount of light admitted
box camera, box Kodak - a simple camera shaped like a rectangular box
camera lens, optical lens - a lens that focuses the image in a camera
candid camera - a miniature camera with a fast lens
delayed action - a mechanism that automatically delays the release of a camera shutter for a fixed period of time so that the photographer can appear in the picture
diaphragm, stop - a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"
digital camera - a camera that encodes an image digitally and store it for later reproduction
view finder, viewfinder, finder - optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
flash camera - a camera with a photoflash attachment
lens hood, hood - a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera
cartridge, magazine - a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
cine-camera, motion-picture camera, movie camera - a camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid succession
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
point-and-shoot camera - a lightweight photographic camera with an autofocus
Polaroid camera, Polaroid Land camera - a camera that develops and produces a positive print within seconds
portrait camera - a camera with a portrait lens
reflex camera - camera that allows the photographer to view and focus the exact scene being photographed
shutter - a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
sprocket - roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
2.camera - television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beamcamera - television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam
camcorder - a portable television camera and videocassette recorder
camera lens, optical lens - a lens that focuses the image in a camera
lens hood, hood - a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera
mosaic - transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube
television pickup tube, television-camera tube - a tube that rapidly scans an optical image and converts it into electronic signals
television equipment, video equipment - electronic equipment that broadcasts or receives electromagnetic waves representing images and sound

camera

Camera parts

accessory shoe, amplifier, automatic exposure, automatic focus, autowinder, extension ring, flash gun, hot shoe, intervalometer, iris diaphragm, lens hood, macro lens, shutter, sprocket, synchroflash, telephoto lens, tripod, viewfinder, wide-angle lens, zoom lens
Translations
جِهازُ تَلَقّي الصّورة وتَحْويلهاكَامِيرَاكاميرا: آلة تصوير
fotoaparátkamera
kamerafjernsynskamera
fotilofotografilo
kamera
fotoaparat
kamerafényképezõgépfényképezőgép
ljósmyndavél; kvikmyndatökuvélmyndavélsjónvarpstökuvél
カメラ
카메라
fotoaparataskino kameratelevizijos kamera
fotoaparātskamerakinokamera
fotoaparát
fotoaparatkamera
kamera
กล้องถ่ายรูป
fotoğraf makinesiTV alıcısı
máy ảnh

camera

[ˈkæmərə]
A. N
1. (Phot) → cámara f, máquina f fotográfica (Cine, TV) → cámara f
on cameradelante de la cámara, en cámara
to be on cameraestar enfocado
2. (Jur) in cameraa puerta cerrada
B. CPD camera angle Nángulo m de la cámara
camera crew Nequipo m de cámara
camera phone Nteléfono m con cámara
camera-ready copy Nmaterial m preparado para la cámara

camera

[ˈkæmərə] n
(for photos)appareil-photo m
35mm camera → appareil 24 x 36, appareil petit format
(for films)caméra f
to be on camera → être filmé(e)
off camera → hors caméra
in camera → à huis clos, en privécamera crew néquipe f de prise de vues

camera

:
camera crane
nKamerakran m
camera crew
nKamerateam nt
cameraman
nKameramann m
camera obscura
n (Opt) → Camera obscura f, → Lochkamera f
camera operator
nKameramann m/-frau f
camera-ready copy
nDruckvorlage f
camera-shy
adjkamerascheu
camerawoman
nKamerafrau f
camerawork

camera

1
nKamera f; (for stills also) → Fotoapparat m

camera

2

camera

[ˈkæmrə] n
a.macchina fotografica; (movie camera) → cinepresa (Cine, TV) → telecamera
b. (Law) in cameraa porte chiuse

camera

(ˈkӕmərə) noun
1. an apparatus for taking still or (ˈmovie-camera) moving photographs.
2. in television, an apparatus which receives a picture and turns it into electrical impulses for transmitting.

camera

كَامِيرَا fotoaparát kamera Kamera κάμερα cámara kamera appareil photo fotoaparat fotocamera カメラ 카메라 camera kamera aparat fotograficzny câmara fotográfica, câmera fotográfica фото- или видеокамера kamera กล้องถ่ายรูป fotoğraf makinesi máy ảnh 照相机

cam·era

n. cámara.
1. espacio abierto o ventrículo;
2. cámara fotográfica.
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