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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.]
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Adv.1.on camera - within range of a movie or television camera; "the senator didn't realize that he was speaking on camera"
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