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movie camera

n
1. (Photography) US and Canadian a camera in which a strip of film moves past the lens, usually to give 16 or 24 exposures per second, thus enabling moving pictures to be taken. Also called: cine camera (Brit)
2. (Film) US and Canadian a camera in which a strip of film moves past the lens, usually to give 16 or 24 exposures per second, thus enabling moving pictures to be taken. Also called: cine camera (Brit)
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Noun1.movie camera - a camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid successionmovie camera - a camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid succession
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)
sound camera - a movie camera that records sounds in synchrony with the visual images
Translations

movie camera

n (Am) → cinepresa
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