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Line breaks: inter¦val|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəvəˈlɒmɪtə

Definition of intervalometer in English:


An attachment or facility on a camera that operates the shutter regularly at set intervals over a period. On a cine camera the device is used for time-lapse photography.
Example sentences
  • I began teaching animation 25 years ago, using a Super-8 movie camera that had an intervalometer (stop-action feature) and a tripod.

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