Definition of box camera in English:

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box camera

Pronunciation: /bäks ˈkam(ə)rə/

noun

A simple box-shaped hand camera, typically lacking an adjustment for shutter speed.
Example sentences
  • He also introduced the cine film in the form of a simple box camera, the Kodak Brownie.
  • Delsaute interprets this passage as meaning that the simple box camera on its own cannot be so used.
  • 1888 George Eastman patented his Kodak box camera with a name he felt would be easy to remember.

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Syllabification: box cam·er·a

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