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 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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  • in camera — in cam·e·ra /ˌin kam rə, ka mə / adv or adj [New Latin, literally, in a chamber]: in private; esp: in a judge s chambers the judge reviewed the sensitive material in camera an in camera proceeding compare open court …   Law dictionary

  • In camera — (Latin: in a chamber ) is a legal term meaning in private . It is also sometimes termed in chambers or in curia .It applies to court cases (or portions thereof) to which the public and press are not admitted.Eugene Ehrich, Amo, Amas, Amat and… …   Wikipedia

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  • in camera — /in kim(a)ra/ In chambers; in private. A judicial proceeding is said to be heard in camera either when the hearing is had before the judge in his private chambers or when all spectators are excluded from the courtroom. See also in chambers @ in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in camera — /in kim(a)ra/ In chambers; in private. A judicial proceeding is said to be heard in camera either when the hearing is had before the judge in his private chambers or when all spectators are excluded from the courtroom. See also in chambers @ in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in camera — ► in camera chiefly Law in private, in particular in the private chambers of a judge. [ORIGIN: Latin, in the chamber .] Main Entry: ↑camera …   English terms dictionary

  • in camera — [in kam′ər ə] n. [L, in chamber] 1. in a judge s private office rather than in open court 2. in closed session, as a committee meeting or hearing not open to the public; secretly …   English World dictionary

  • In camera — Ein In camera Verfahren (lat. in camera für in der Kammer, also „geheim“) ist nach deutschem Recht ein besonderes Zwischenverfahren im Verwaltungsprozess, in dem die Geheimhaltungsbedürftigkeit im Gerichtsverfahren erheblicher Informationen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • in camera — adverb kept private or confined to those intimately concerned it was discussed privately between the two men privately, she thought differently some member of his own party hoped privately for his defeat he was questioned in private • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in camera — adverb a) In secret or in private (in an enclosed room, behind closed doors). The trial was held in camera because the accused was a minor. b) Without the presence of the public or the media (in court) …   Wiktionary

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