- A device for recording visual images in the form of photographs, film, or video signals: she faced the cameras a photographer’s camera flashed a video cameraMore example sentences
- The cameras will record digital images used to help police pursue action against criminals.
- The man holding the video camera turned the camera on and brought the eyepiece up to his eye.
- Fighting broke out as security men tried to stop angry guests using cameras and video recorders.
on (or off) camera
- While being filmed or televised (or not being filmed or televised): on camera, she was error-prone and nervousMore example sentences
- But even when there is no overt sexuality on camera, a film set is a very sexualized place.
- You will find hardly any improvising on camera anywhere in my films.
- However, the most hair-raising part of the film took place off camera.
- A chamber or round building: the Radcliffe CameraMore example sentences
- There is one camera in the south west of England that is painted with luminous strips.
- Read about a walk around the Radcliffe Camera at Oxford University, part of the Bodleian Library.
- chiefly Law In private, in particular taking place in the private chambers of a judge, with the press and public excluded: judges assess the merits of such claims in camera[late Latin, 'in the chamber']More example sentences
- The Court will normally hear cases in public unless the interests of justice demand in camera proceedings.
- He knew, of course, about the bomber but all the technical details described at the inquest were held in camera and a veil soon seemed to settle over the tragic event.
- The Department of Justice not only refused access to the information used by the FBI, it also objected to the judge examining them in camera.
late 17th century (denoting a council or legislative chamber in Italy or Spain): from Latin, 'vault, arched chamber', from Greek kamara 'object with an arched cover'.