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1. camera

noun. ['ˈkæmɝə, ˈkæmrə'] equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other).

Synonyms

  • candid camera
  • camera lens
  • shutter
  • box camera
  • delayed action
  • point-and-shoot camera
  • cine-camera
  • optical lens
  • diaphragm
  • view finder
  • Polaroid camera
  • cartridge
  • photographic equipment
  • portrait camera
  • movie camera
  • viewfinder
  • photographic camera
  • digital camera
  • finder
  • sprocket
  • magazine
  • motion-picture camera
  • hood
  • lens hood
  • flash camera
  • stop
  • aperture
  • box Kodak
  • reflex camera

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • begin
  • continue
  • continuant consonant

Etymology

  • camera obscura (Latin)

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Rhymes with Camera

  • samra
  • kamra
  • amre

How do you pronounce camera?

Pronounce camera as ˈkæmərə.

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Sentences with camera


1. Noun, singular or mass
Once the dry ice reacts with the water, grab your camera.

Quotes about camera


1. The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

2. I got my first camera when I was 21 - my boyfriend gave it to me for my birthday - but at that point politics was my life, and I viewed the camera as a tool for expressing my political beliefs rather than as an art medium.
- Carrie Mae Weems

3. There is a part of me that still wants to go out and grab a backpack and unplug - not take a cellphone or even a camera and just get out there and experience the world and travel. I have yet to do that, but someday I hope.
- Emilio Estevez

2. cine-camera

noun. a camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid succession.

Synonyms

  • movie camera
  • photographic camera
  • sound camera
  • camera

3. camera

noun. ['ˈkæmɝə, ˈkæmrə'] television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam.

Synonyms

  • mosaic
  • camcorder
  • camera lens
  • hood
  • video equipment
  • lens hood
  • television pickup tube
  • television equipment
  • television-camera tube
  • television camera
  • optical lens

Antonyms

  • start
  • go on
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • camera obscura (Latin)
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