panoramic camera
1. In aerial photography, a camera which, through a system of moving optics or mirrors, scans a wide area of the terrain, usually from horizon to horizon. The camera may be mounted vertically or obliquely within the aircraft, to scan across or along the line of flight. 2. In ground photography, a camera which photographs a wide expanse of terrain by rotating horizontally about the vertical axis through the center of the camera lens.

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  • Panoramic camera — Panoramic Pan o*ram ic, Panoramical Pan o*ram ic*al, a. 1. Of, pertaining to, or like, a panorama; exhibiting a very broad view; as, a panoramic view. [1913 Webster] {Panoramic camera}. See under {Camera}. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Presented with… …   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

  • panoramic camera — noun : a camera for taking panoramic pictures by revolving a lens so that the film is exposed through a narrow vertical slit or by rotating the camera so that adjacent areas of the film are exposed consecutively * * * a still camera having a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • panoramic camera — panoraminis fotoaparatas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Aerofotografijoje – fotoaparatas, kuris dėl judančių veidrodžių ar optikos sistemos aprėpia didelį vietovės plotą, paprastai nuo horizonto iki horizonto. Orlaivyje toks fotoaparatas… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • panoramic camera — panoraminis fotoaparatas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Fotoaparatas, kuris sukdamasis apie vertikaliąją ašį, einančią per lęšio centrą, plačiai aprėpia fotografuojamą vietovę. atitikmenys: angl. panoramic camera pranc. appareil… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • panoramic camera — A camera that takes photographs from horizon to horizon. This type of camera is extensively used in low level high speed photography. Some designs utilize a lens that revolves about an axis perpendicular to the optical axis; in other designs, the …   Aviation dictionary

  • panoramic camera — a still camera having a movable lens that horizontally scans a view while exposing a long photographic plate or strip of film. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Doppel-Sport Panoramic Camera — The Doppel Sport Panoramic Camera was created in 1912 by Julius Neubronner in Kronberg, Germany to take aerial photographs by means of pigeon photographers. Neubronner ha …   Wikipedia

  • Leme panoramic camera — The Leme panoramic camera was invented by Sebastião Carvalho Leme, a photographer living in Marília, São Paulo, Brasil.In 1957, an entrepreneur requested a picture of his buildings, which stood at three of the corners of a street crossing, and he …   Wikipedia

  • Panorama [panoramic] camera — Панорамный фотоаппарат …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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