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Meaning of CAMERA

Pronunciation:  'kamuru

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
  2. [n]  television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam

CAMERA is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: photographic camera, television camera, tv camera
 See Also: aperture, box camera, box Kodak, camcorder, camera lens, candid camera, cartridge, cine-camera, delayed action, diaphragm, digital camera, finder, flash camera, magazine, mosaic, motion-picture camera, movie camera, optical lens, photographic equipment, Polaroid camera, Polaroid Land camera, portrait camera, reflex camera, shutter, sprocket, stop, television equipment, television pickup tube, television-camera tube, video equipment, view finder, viewfinder



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cam"e*ra\, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L.
vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.]
A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The
{camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and
{Camera obscura}.

{Bellows camera}. See under {Bellows}.

{In camera} (Law), in a judge's chamber, that is, privately;
   as, a judge hears testimony which is not fit for the open
   court in camera.

{Panoramic}, or {Pantascopic}, {camera}, a photographic
   camera in which the lens and sensitized plate revolve so
   as to expose adjacent parts of the plate successively to
   the light, which reaches it through a narrow vertical
   slit; -- used in photographing broad landscapes. --Abney.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a camera in your dream means your desires to cling on and/or live in the past. Alternatively, it may represent you need to focus on a particular situation. Perhaps you need to get a clearer picture or idea.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: achromatic lens, aerial reconnaissance camera, astigmatic lens, astrograph, box camera, burning glass, camera obscura, candid camera, cinematograph, coated lens, color camera, concave lens, concavo-convex lens, condenser, convex lens, eyeglass, eyepiece, glass, hand lens, Iconoscope, kinematograph, Kodak, lens, magnifier, magnifying glass, meniscus, miniature camera, minicam, motion-picture camera, movie camera, object glass, objective, objective prism, ocular, photochronograph, photocopier, photomicroscope, photopitometer, Photostat, portrait camera, precision camera, press camera, prism, reader, reading glass, reflex camera, SLR, spectroscopic camera, stereo camera, still camera, telephoto lens, television camera, toric lens, tripod camera, twin-lens reflex, varifocal lens, vest-pocket camera, X-ray machine, zoom lens