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box camera

n.
A simple camera shaped like a box and usually having a fixed focus and a single shutter speed.
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box camera

n
(Photography) a simple box-shaped camera having an elementary lens, shutter, and viewfinder
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box′ cam′era


n.
a simple, boxlike camera, sometimes allowing for adjustment of the lens opening but not of shutter speed.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.box camera - a simple camera shaped like a rectangular boxbox camera - a simple camera shaped like a rectangular box
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
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