Camera-lucida



an optical instrument, often attached to the eyepiece of a microscope, by which the image of an external object is projected on a sheet of paper or the like for tracing.
Historical Examples

Every Boy’s Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements Various
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

noun
an instrument attached to a microscope, etc to enable an observer to view simultaneously the image and a drawing surface to facilitate the sketching of the image

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Camera-obscura

    a darkened boxlike device in which images of external objects, received through an aperture, as with a convex lens, are exhibited in their natural colors on a surface arranged to receive them: used for sketching, exhibition purposes, etc. Historical Examples Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz Faces in the Fire Frank W. Boreham Faces in […]

  • Cameraperson

    a person who operates a camera, especially a movie or TV camera. noun



  • Camera-phone

    noun a mobile phone incorporating a camera Contemporary Examples David Bailey’s ‘Stardust’ Shows a Keen Eye for Fine Faces Chloë Ashby February 7, 2014 Prince William: How Do You Fly This Thing? Tom Sykes April 9, 2014 Video Captures Village Burning, Torture In Sudan John Avlon October 15, 2012 Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign Is […]

  • Camera-pill

    noun



Disclaimer: Camera-lucida definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.