Definition of camcorder in English:

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camcorder

Pronunciation: /ˈkamˌkôrdər/

noun

A portable combined video camera and video recorder.
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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