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clapperboard

(ˈklæpəˌbɔːd)
n
(Film) a pair of boards clapped together during film shooting in order to aid sound synchronization
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Noun1.clapperboard - photographic equipment used to synchronize sound and motion pictureclapperboard - photographic equipment used to synchronize sound and motion picture; boards held in front of a movie camera are banged together
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
Translations

clapperboard

[ˈklæpəˌbɔːd] N (Cine) → claqueta f

clapperboard

clapper-board [ˈklæpərbɔːrd] (British) nclap m

clapperboard

n (Film) → (Synchron)klappe f

clapperboard

[ˈklæpəˌbɔːd] nciac m, ciak m
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