a boxlike device for holding a film or plate sensitive to light, having an aperture controlled by a shutter that, when opened, admits light enabling an object to be focused, usually by means of a lens, on the film or plate, thereby producing a photographic image.
(in a television transmitting apparatus) the device in which the picture to be televised is formed before it is changed into electric impulses.
a judge’s private office.
Law. in the privacy of a judge’s chambers.
off camera, out of the range of a television or motion-picture camera.
on camera, being filmed or televised by a live camera:
Be sure to look alert when you are on camera.
Synagogue Slay: When Cops Have to Kill Michael Daly December 9, 2014
The Most Offensive Lyrics and WTF Moments From ‘Chinese Food’ Culture Team October 14, 2013
Shooting Ryan Adams Neal Casal March 28, 2010
The Woody Allen Allegations: Not So Fast Robert B. Weide January 26, 2014
Jamie Lee Curtis and Naomi Foner on What It Means to Be ‘Very Good Girls’ Jamie Lee Curtis July 24, 2014
Smugglers’ Reef John Blaine
Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
A Quarter-Back’s Pluck Lester Chadwick
The Underdog F. Hopkinson Smith
Steve Yeager William MacLeod Raine
an optical device consisting of a lens system set in a light-proof construction inside which a light-sensitive film or plate can be positioned See also cine camera, digital camera
(television) the equipment used to convert the optical image of a scene into the corresponding electrical signals
See camera obscura
(pl) -erae (-əˌriː). a judge’s private room
(law) relating to a hearing from which members of the public are excluded
off camera, not within an area being filmed
on camera, (esp of an actor) being filmed
any of the mercantilist economists or public servants in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries who held that the economic power of a nation can be enhanced by increasing its monetary wealth, as by the accumulation of bullion.
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 […]
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 […]
a person who operates a camera, especially a movie or TV camera. noun