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Bellows camera
Bellows Bel"lows, n. sing. & pl. [OE. bely, below, belly, bellows, AS. b[ae]lg, b[ae]lig, bag, bellows, belly. Bellows is prop. a pl. and the orig. sense is bag. See Belly.] An instrument, utensil, or machine, which, by alternate expansion and contraction, or by rise and fall of the top, draws in air through a valve and expels it through a tube for various purposes, as blowing fires, ventilating mines, or filling the pipes of an organ with wind. Bellows camera, in photography, a form of camera, which can be drawn out like an accordion or bellows. Hydrostatic bellows. See Hydrostatic. A pair of bellows, the ordinary household instrument for blowing fires, consisting of two nearly heart-shaped boards with handles, connected by leather, and having a valve and tube.
Bicameral
Bicameral Bi*cam"er*al, a. [Pref. bi- + camera.] Consisting of, or including, two chambers, or legislative branches. --Bentham.
Camera lucida
Camera lucida Cam"e*ra lu"ci*da [L. camera chamber + L. lucidus, lucida, lucid, light.] (Opt.) An instrument which by means of a prism of a peculiar form, or an arrangement of mirrors, causes an apparent image of an external object or objects to appear as if projected upon a plane surface, as of paper or canvas, so that the outlines may conveniently traced. It is generally used with the microscope.
Camera obscura
Camera obscura Cam"e*ra ob*scu"ra [LL. camera chamber + L. obscurus, obscura, dark.] (Opt.) 1. An apparatus in which the images of external objects, formed by a convex lens or a concave mirror, are thrown on a paper or other white surface placed in the focus of the lens or mirror within a darkened chamber, or box, so that the outlines may be traced. 2. (Photog.) An apparatus in which the image of an external object or objects is, by means of lenses, thrown upon a sensitized plate or surface placed at the back of an extensible darkened box or chamber variously modified; -- commonly called simply the camera.
Camerade
Camerade Came"rade, n. See Comrade. [Obs.]
Cameralistic
Cameralistic Cam`e*ra*lis"tic, a. Of or pertaining to finance and public revenue.
Cameraria latifolia
Manchineel Man`chi*neel", n. [Sp. manzanillo, fr. manzana an apple, fr. L. malum Matianum a kind of apple. So called from its apple-like fruit.] (Bot.) A euphorbiaceous tree (Hippomane Mancinella) of tropical America, having a poisonous and blistering milky juice, and poisonous acrid fruit somewhat resembling an apple. Bastard manchineel, a tree (Cameraria latifolia) of the East Indies, having similar poisonous properties. --Lindley.
Camerate
Camerate Cam"er*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Camerated; p. pr. & vb. n. Camerzting.] [L. cameratus, p. p. of camerare. See Camber.] 1. To build in the form of a vault; to arch over. 2. To divide into chambers.
Camerated
Camerate Cam"er*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Camerated; p. pr. & vb. n. Camerzting.] [L. cameratus, p. p. of camerare. See Camber.] 1. To build in the form of a vault; to arch over. 2. To divide into chambers.
Cameration
Cameration Cam`er*a"tion, n. [L. cameratio.] A vaulting or arching over. [R.]
Concamerate
Concamerate Con*cam"er*ate (k[o^]n*k[a^]m"[~e]r*[=a]t), v. t. [L. concameratus, p. p. of concamerare to arch over. See Camber.] 1. To arch over; to vault. Of the upper beak an inch and a half consisteth of one concamerated bone. --Grew. 2. To divide into chambers or cells. --Woodward.
Concameration
Concameration Con*cam`er*a"tion (-[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. concameratio.] 1. An arch or vault. 2. A chamber of a multilocular shell. --Glanvill.
Magazine camera
Magazine camera Magazine camera (Photog.) A camera in which a number of plates can be exposed without reloading.
Panoramic camera
Panoramic Pan`o*ram"ic, Panoramical Pan`o*ram"ic*al, a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a panorama. Panoramic camera. See under Camera.
the camera
Camera obscura Cam"e*ra ob*scu"ra [LL. camera chamber + L. obscurus, obscura, dark.] (Opt.) 1. An apparatus in which the images of external objects, formed by a convex lens or a concave mirror, are thrown on a paper or other white surface placed in the focus of the lens or mirror within a darkened chamber, or box, so that the outlines may be traced. 2. (Photog.) An apparatus in which the image of an external object or objects is, by means of lenses, thrown upon a sensitized plate or surface placed at the back of an extensible darkened box or chamber variously modified; -- commonly called simply the camera.
Unicameral
Unicameral U`ni*cam"e*ral, a. [Uni- + L. camera vault.] Having, or consisting of, a single chamber; -- said of a legislative assembly. [R.] --F. Lieber.

Meaning of Camera from wikipedia

- A camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both. The images...
- In camera (/ɪŋˈkæmrə, -mərə/; Latin: "in a chamber") is a legal term that means in private. The same meaning is sometimes expressed in the English equivalent:...
- America (CAMERA) is an American non-profit pro-Israel media-monitoring, research and membership organization. According to its website, CAMERA is "devoted...
- Camera Camera is the tenth studio album by the British progressive rock band Renaissance, released in 1981. After losing two of their five members and...
- The single-camera setup, or single-camera mode of production, also known as Portable Single Camera, is a method of filmmaking and video production. The...
- Camera+ is an app for Apple's iOS mobile operating system developed by tap tap tap. The app serves as an alternative to the standard iOS camera app, primarily...
- Camera, Camera, Camera (****anese: カメラ・カメラ・カメラ, Hepburn: Kamera Kamera Kamera) is a manga series written and illustrated by Kazura Matsumoto. The series...
- multiple-camera setup, multiple-camera mode of production, multi-camera or simply multicam is a method of filmmaking and video production. Several cameras—either...
- The history of the camera can be traced much further back than the introduction of photography. Cameras evolved from the camera obscura, and continued...
- A digital camera or digicam is a camera that captures photographs in digital memory. Most cameras produced today are digital, and while there are still...
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