Definition of camcorder in English:

camcorder

Line breaks: cam|cord¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkamkɔːdə
 
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noun

  • A portable combined video camera and video recorder.
    More example sentences
    • The newest form of digital video cameras are DVD camcorders.
    • Digital video camcorders take the analog information in the video camera and then translate it into bytes of data.
    • Older analog camcorders only had optical zoom, but new digital video cameras have both optical and digital zoom.

Origin

1980s: blend of camera1 and recorder.

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