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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  1. camera

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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?

  1. camera

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. Christine Reinolds Kozelle:

    When it was discovered we were really excited about it, animal science is one of our most popular majors so there were a lot of very curious people. We figured we'd put up the camera and we'd be able to sell our story as well. We had no idea it would be this popular. No idea. The first year we put it up, we had to move it because we couldn't handle the traffic -- it almost crashed our server.

  2. John Leguizamo:

    We Latin people are 50 % of people in LA and less than three percent of our faces are on camera.

  3. Sarah Kinling of Baltimore:

    Even when the other person didn't speak English, you hold your camera up and make the motion and they understand.

  4. Jen Dziuvenis:

    I had to just keep shooting while trying not to drown my camera in tears, i ’m so grateful that I was able to capture these photos for them and that I was able to do this moment justice.

  5. Peter Engel:

    One night I had a long talk. It was three hours after a rehearsal. I said guys if you have conflict off camera, it’s going to show up on camera, i must say we had a couple of meetings.

Images & Illustrations of camera

  1. cameracameracameracameracamera

Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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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