Meaning of CAMERA in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kæmrə ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A camera is a piece of equipment that is used for taking photographs, making films, or producing television pictures.
Her gran lent her a camera for a school trip to Venice and Egypt.
...a video camera...
They were caught speeding by hidden cameras.
If someone or something is on camera , they are being filmed.
Just about anything could happen and we’ll be there to catch it on camera when it does.
PHRASE : usu PHR after v , v-link PHR
If you do something or if something happens off camera , you do it or it happens when not being filmed.
They were anything but friendly off-camera, refusing even to take the same lift.
PHRASE : usu PHR after v , PHR n
If a trial is held in camera , the public and the press are not allowed to attend. ( FORMAL )
This morning’s appeal was held in camera...
PHRASE : PHR after v
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006