Pantascopic camera
Camera Cam"e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913 Webster]

{Bellows camera}. See under {Bellows}.

{In camera} (Law), in a judge's chamber, that is, privately; as, a judge hears testimony which is not fit for the open court in camera.

{Panoramic camera}, or {Pantascopic camera}, a photographic camera in which the lens and sensitized plate revolve so as to expose adjacent parts of the plate successively to the light, which reaches it through a narrow vertical slit; -- used in photographing broad landscapes. --Abney. [1913 Webster]


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  • Camera — Cam e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pantascopic — Pan ta*scop ic, a. Viewing all; taking a view of the whole. See under {Camera}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bellows camera — Camera Cam e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In camera — Camera Cam e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panoramic camera — Camera Cam e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camerae — Camera Cam e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cameras — Camera Cam e*ra, n.; pl. E. {Cameras}, L. {Camerae}. [L. vault, arch, LL., chamber. See {Chamber}.] A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The {camera obscura} when used in photography. See {Camera}, and {Camera obscura}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pantascope — Pan ta*scope, n. [Panta + scope.] (Photog.) A pantascopic camera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panoramic photography — is a format of photography that aims to create images with exceptionally wide fields of view, but has also come to refer to any photograph that is cropped to a relatively wide aspect ratio ( see Panoramic format ) While there is no formal… …   Wikipedia

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