Definition of single-lens reflex in English:

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single-lens reflex

Pronunciation: /ˈˌsiNGɡəl ˌlenz ˈrēˌfleks/ Pronunciation: /ˈˌsiNGɡə(l)ˌlenz ˈrēˌfleks/


Denoting a reflex camera in which the lens that forms the image on the film also provides the image in the viewfinder.
Example sentences
  • Good camera equipment always has been expensive, but many fine single-lens reflex cameras with interchangeable lenses are available for less than $1, 000.
  • These days it's quite common to find 32-bit microprocessors, metal-oxide semiconductors, and redundant gold-plated electrical contacts on single-lens reflex cameras.
  • Models at 6 megapixels and above are limited to extremely expensive semi-pro and pro single-lens reflex cameras, which few but enthusiasts with fat wallets would look at.

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Syllabification: sin·gle-lens re·flex

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