What does camera mean?

Definitions for camera
ˈkæm ər ə, ˈkæm rəcam·era

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. camera, photographic camera(noun)

    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, camera(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. camera(Noun)

    A device for taking still or moving pictures or photographs.

  2. camera(Noun)

    The viewpoint in a three-dimensional game.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Camera(noun)

    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

How to pronounce camera?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say camera in sign language?

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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. Photographer Kevin Ebi:

    I panned my camera with it to capture the action. Then behind me, I heard the cry of a bald eagle. I turned around and saw it approaching fast.

  2. Joel Schwartz:

    I don't think an officer on the scene should have the capability to stop the camera from rolling. Otherwise it defeats the entire purpose of having body cameras and or dashcams.

  3. Buzz Aldrin:

    Aldrin in the Apollo 11 Lunar Module. For the 50th anniversary of the landing, Omega issued a limited edition Speedmaster watch, a tribute to the one that Buzz Aldrin wore to the moon. ( Neil Armstrong/NASA via AP) I prefaced desolate with magnificent, because of humanitys reaching outward and accomplishing something that people thought was impossible, Buzz Aldrin said. They dreamed of somehow reaching the moon. And to demonstrate, to be a part of demonstrating this miracle was magnificent. On July 16, 1969, Buzz Aldrin, along with mission commander Neil Armstrong and command module pilot Michael Collins, launched from Kennedy Space Center atop a Saturn V rocket. Four days later, Neil Armstrong made history when Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon. Aldrinexited thelunar module 19 minutes after Neil Armstrong. The famed astronaut joked about being second during his interview. APOLLO 11 INSIDERS REMEMBER HISTORYS MOST FAMOUS SPACE MISSION : WE HAD A JOB TO DO AND WE DID IT I will forever, no matter what I do, be known as the second man on the moon, he quipped. In this July 20, 1969 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity. ( Neil Armstrong/NASA via AP) Why does it bother you to be a second man to walk on the moon ? Youre one of a dozen men who had that incredible role, Cavuto asked in a follow-up question. Well, people love being vice president, dont they ? No, Buzz Aldrin responded with a chuckle. APOLLO 11S EPIC MISSION TO THE MOON IN PICTURES Does it bother me ? Yeah, it does a little bit, Buzz Aldrin continued. Why ? Because that isnt the way I would have described what this country did with two human beings landing on the moon and then deciding who was going to go out. We did things together as a team. The famous astronaut also recalls his famous steps across the surface of the moon and how he was well aware that the world was watching. Right near the end of our period out there Buzz Aldrin was doing something with the rock boxes -- I knew where the TV camera was, and I jumped up and down and pranced around to demonstrate the mobility that a person has, he said. So I was demonstrating for the people watching on TVintentionally showing them the varieties of kangaroo hop of turning. APOLLO 11 INSIDERS REMEMBER HISTORYS MOST FAMOUS SPACE MISSION : WE HAD A JOB TO DO AND WE DID IT During his sit-down with Cavuto, Buzz Aldrin also recollected the experience of looking back at Earth while on the surface of the Moon. [ You ] look up there, theres the earth. It looks small when its up there. If you look close, you may be able to see the ice over a pole, he said. If you look at your Omega watch, you may be able to tell what time it is in Houston. Buzz Aldrin also talked about the political significance of their mission to the moon, coming as it did duringthe space race with Russia atthe height of the Cold War. APOLLO 11 : THE BOOK THAT LANDED MAN ON THE MOON COULD SELL FOR $ 9 MILLION I do a lot of thinking today -- about somebody who had -- the guts to see that we were being outshone -- outshined in the Cold War by the Soviet Union, and to say, What can we do ?

  4. Manuel Franco:

    I walked into the Speedway and I purchased $ 10 worth of individual Powerball tickets, i honestly felt so lucky that I did look up at the camera and I wanted to wink at it cause I just had that lucky feeling.

  5. Dean Parker:

    I saw the fear and terror on this child eyes who was looking directly at me through the camera ... I never been moved by anything like that in my life.

Images & Illustrations of camera

  1. cameracameracameracameracamera

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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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