camera
noun Etymology: Late Latin, room — more at chamber Date: 1712 1. the treasury department of the papal curia 2. a. camera obscura b. a device that consists of a lightproof chamber with an aperture fitted with a lens and a shutter through which the image of an object is projected onto a surface for recording (as on film) or for translation into electrical impulses (as for television broadcast)

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  • caméra — [ kamera ] n. f. • 1838; angl. camera « appareil de photo »; lat. camera « chambre » ♦ Appareil cinématographique de prises de vues. Des caméras. Magasins, mécanisme d entraînement, objectifs d une caméra. Charger une caméra, y mettre de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cameră — CÁMERĂ, camere, s.f. I. 1. Încăpere într o clădire; odaie. ♢ Cameră mobilată = cameră care se închiriază cu mobila proprietarului. Cameră de lucru = birou într o casă particulară. Muzică de cameră = compoziţie muzicală pentru un număr restrâns de …   Dicționar Român

  • Camera — Caméra Pour les articles homonymes, voir Caméra (danse). La caméra est un appareil de prise de vues animées, pour le cinéma, la télévision ou la vidéo, professionnelle ou grand public. Le terme « caméra » est issu du latin camera (en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CAMERA — (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America)  «Комитет за точность освещения в Америке событий на Ближнем Востоке». Американская некоммерческая произраильская организация, осуществляющая наблюдение за прессой. Создана в 1982… …   Википедия

  • camera — / kamera/ s.f. [lat. camĕra, camăra volta, soffitto a volta di una stanza , gr. kamára ]. 1. a. (archit.) [ambiente interno di un abitazione; locale che compone un appartamento] ▶◀ ambiente, locale, stanza, vano. ‖ sala. ● Espressioni: camera da… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 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

  • camera — [kam′ər ə, kam′rə] n. pl. cameras; also for CAMERA 1, camerae [kam′ər ē΄] [L camera, vault < Gr kamara, vaulted chamber < IE base * kam , to arch] 1. a chamber; specif., the private office of a judge 2. short for CAMERA OBSCURA 3. [ …   English World dictionary

  • Camera — steht für: Camera (Zeitschrift), eine Schweizer Illustrierte Camera (Raum), ein Arbeitsraum in einem Kloster Camera (Lübeck), ein ehemaliges Lübecker Kino Camera (Film), ein Film aus dem Jahr 2000 CAMERA steht für: Committee for Accuracy in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • camera — 1708, vaulted building, from L. camera vaulted room (Cf. It. camera, Sp. camara, Fr. chambre), from Gk. kamara vaulted chamber, from PIE root *kam to arch. The word also was used early 18c. as a short form of Mod.L. camera obscura dark chamber (a …   Etymology dictionary

  • camera — index chamber (compartment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 camera …   Law dictionary

  • camèra — camerà fr. camera f. caméra …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

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