What does Camera mean?

Definitions for Camera
ˈkæm ər ə, ˈkæm rəCam·er·a

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Camera.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. camera, photographic cameranoun

    equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)

  2. television camera, tv camera, cameranoun

    television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam

Wiktionary

  1. cameranoun

    A device for taking still or moving pictures or photographs.

  2. cameranoun

    The viewpoint in a three-dimensional game.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cameranoun

    a chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The camera obscura when used in photography. See Camera, and Camera obscura

    Etymology: [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See Chamber.]

Freebase

  1. Camera

    A camera is an optical instrument that records images that can be stored directly, transmitted to another location, or both. These images may be still photographs or moving images such as videos or movies. The term camera comes from the word camera obscura, an early mechanism for projecting images. The modern camera evolved from the camera obscura.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Camera

    kam′ėr-a, n. the variety of camera-obscura used by photographers.—ns. Cam′era-lū′cida, an instrument by which the rays of light from an object are reflected by a specially shaped prism, forming an image on the paper underneath; Cam′era-obscū′ra, an instrument for throwing the images of external objects on a white surface placed within a dark chamber or box. [L.]

  2. Camera

    kam′ėr-a, n. a vaulted room: the judge's private chamber (In camera, of a case heard there rather than in public court).—adj. Cam′erāted, divided into chambers: arched or vaulted.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Camera' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3765

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Camera' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2419

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Camera' in Nouns Frequency: #1149

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Camera in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Camera in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Camera in a Sentence

  1. Carl Boenish:

    If it weren't for the camera, at least I personally probably wouldn't be that interested in skydiving, it's really a sense of creativity that we do a lot of things in skydiving, just for the sake of the camera -- and hence, millions of people -- to see what we do.

  2. Springfield Police Chief Lee Graf:

    That camera focuses where it's pointed. It is not an indicator of what the officer is seeing. It is not an indicator of where Springfield Police're looking.

  3. Anthony Bourdain:

    We had been talking for nearly a year. It was very, very closely held, cNN did not know, the camera people did not know. Only a very tight group at [ production company ] Zero Point Zero, my partners, me and very few people at the White House. It was very closely held. At the dinner, Bourdain praised Obama for being.

  4. Simone Missick:

    You know, we thought,' Oh, we'll have to do our own hair and makeup and figure that out and hold the phone or the camera, the computer.' But then they started sending over lights and making sure that our Wifi was a strong enough connection. We had so many technical rehearsals in addition to the table read, it was like,' Oh, we're doing a location scout in my house today. Great, let me clean up and ignore the fact I haven't done anything for two weeks.'.

  5. Joshua Greene:

    Milton realized what a wonderful chameleon Marilyn can be in front of the camera, they knowingly jumped off the cliff together, like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Images & Illustrations of Camera

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Translations for Camera

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  • كاميرا, كاميرا فيديو, آلة تصويرArabic
  • fotoaparatAzerbaijani
  • фатаапарат, камера, відэакамераBelarusian
  • фотоапарат, камераBulgarian
  • càmeraCatalan, Valencian
  • kamera, fotoaparátCzech
  • Fotoapparat, Kamera, VideokameraGerman
  • φωτογραφική μηχανή, τηλεκάμερα, εικονοληπτική μηχανή, κάμερα, κινηματογραφική κάμερα, βιντεοκάμερα, κινηματογραφική μηχανήGreek
  • fotografilo, fotiloEsperanto
  • videocámara, cámaraSpanish
  • fotoaparaat, kaameraEstonian
  • دوربین, کامراPersian
  • kameraFinnish
  • appareil photo, caméraFrench
  • ceamara, grianghrafadánIrish
  • cámaraGalician
  • shamraig, camereyManx
  • מצלמה, מצלמת וידאוHebrew
  • कैमराHindi
  • kamera, fényképezőgépHungarian
  • video kamera, kamera, tustelIndonesian
  • fotografiloIdo
  • myndavél, upptökuvélIcelandic
  • fotocamera, telecamera, macchina fotografica, videocameraItalian
  • 写真機, 写真器, ビデオカメラ, カメラJapanese
  • ფოტოაპარატიGeorgian
  • фотоаппаратKazakh
  • 카메라, 사진기Korean
  • фотоаппаратKyrgyz
  • cameraLatin
  • ກ້ອງຖ່າຍຮູບLao
  • kamera, fotoaparatasLithuanian
  • kinokamera, fotoaparāts, kameraLatvian
  • фотоапарат, камераMacedonian
  • зургийн аппаратMongolian
  • kameraMalay
  • ကင်မရာBurmese
  • kameraNorwegian
  • fotoapparaat, camera, fototoestelDutch
  • kameraNorwegian Nynorsk
  • kamera, videokamera, fotoapparatNorwegian
  • aparat fotograficznyPolish
  • câmara fotográfica, câmera fotográfica, videocâmara, videocâmeraPortuguese
  • aparat foto, camera photographica, machina photographicaRomanian
  • камера, фотоаппарат, видеокамераRussian
  • фотоапарат, fotoaparatSerbo-Croatian
  • කැමරාවSinhala, Sinhalese
  • fotoaparátSlovak
  • fotoaparatSlovene
  • aparat fotografikAlbanian
  • videokamera, filmkamera, kameraSwedish
  • kameraSwahili
  • கேமராTamil
  • суратгирак, фотоаппаратTajik
  • กล้องถ่ายรูป, กล้องถ่ายภาพ, กล้องThai
  • fotoapparatTurkmen
  • fotoğraf makinesiTurkish
  • камера, відеокамера, фотоапаратUkrainian
  • کیمرہUrdu
  • fotoapparatUzbek
  • máy quay, máy hình, máy chụp hình, máy chụp ảnh, máy quay phimVietnamese

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