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pan-and-tilt

Syllabification: pan-and-tilt
Pronunciation: /ˌpanənˈtilt
 
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Definition of pan-and-tilt in English:

adjective

Denoting a stand, tripod, or other item of mounting equipment that allows a camera to move in both horizontal and vertical planes.
Example sentences
  • Our group has developed a pair of pan-and-tilt cameras that combine CCD and VOx detectors, allowing users to adjust operation from all IR to all visible, or any point in between.
  • It follows the introduction of security measures which include ten pan-and-tilt CCTV cameras recording cars using the car park which serves the cinema, nightclub and a host of restaurants.
  • ‘One of the cameras on there has a pan-and-tilt module,’ he adds.

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