Meaning of CAMERA in English

CAMERA

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a camera crew

a BBC camera crew

a film camera

The company produces digital film cameras.

a movie camera

Do you know how to operate a movie camera?

a security camera

A car park security camera captured the attack.

a speed camera (= designed to photograph vehicles going too fast )

Most GPS systems will warn you when there are speed cameras.

compact camera

digital camera

a digital camera

speed camera

video camera

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

digital

It's solid, well-built and looks more like a conventional film camera than the other digital cameras featured in this test.

The new QuickTake 200 is a digital camera that records photographs in computer memory.

Digicam buying advice With digital cameras improving all the time, take some advice before buying.

High-tech digital cameras are used extensively in astronomy to capture dim light from distant galaxies.

This week, a new range of digital speed cameras were introduced that can trap up to three vehicles per second.

On the down side, affordable digital cameras have limited memory.

I recently made one of the best investments with my digital camera .

You also can use a digital camera , which records pictures electronically and uploads them straight to your computer without using film.

video

One of their captors filmed the shootings with a video camera .

Police spoke of a benign new law enforcement tactic no more intrusive than a video camera at a convenience store.

Covert video cameras and hand-held laser devices will be among the equipment used at weekends, they warn.

The judge already has decided to ban from the courtroom not only video cameras but print photographers working for newspapers and magazines.

A simple monochrome digital video camera is fitted to the hoe and trained on the crop just in front of the machine.

But the real thrill for some riders is the chance to perform for the video camera .

He said he would suggest that additional equipment such as video cameras and motion sensors be installed inside substations.

Nixon recommends practicing before a video camera .

■ NOUN

angle

This creates a rather spooky atmosphere and because of the many camera angles gives the impression that you are being watched.

A low camera angle can make a slight anchor look imposing.

Some of the pictures have silly camera angles because Oliver was fooling around.

The courts and arena settings are beautiful, with smooth camera angles and timely commentary.

We shall never know because the obtuse camera angle , from midwicket, provided insufficient evidence.

Filmgoers, unfortunately, are subjected to the unnecessary trauma of seeing the brutal crime depicted from arty camera angles .

The discs accommodate eight language tracks, 32 subtitle tracks and provisions for alternate endings and multiple camera angles .

crew

It is full of camera crews .

The whir of the camera crews set off a media stampede.

Mrs Allan used her own funds to hire local divers and a submersible camera crew at a cost of £500 per day.

The camera crews were desperate for a shot, and the reporters needed a quote.

But when a camera crew arrived at the rectory, they got a hostile reception.

The way camera crews staked out the hospital, you would have thought that Jackson himself was giving birth.

I was the very last in the row, along with my film camera crew .

That is, until camera crews on the tarmac turned their lenses to them.

lens

Hilliard's cibachrome shows a woman with her head turned away from the camera lens .

The camera lens , of course, has its own inherent limitations.

On a purely practical basis, the paintings in this instance work better than the camera lens .

He had a momentary glimpse of himself from above, as if through a camera lens .

Indifferently magnificent, it sneered back at my eager camera lens , which could only fit in a pitiful few floors.

Readers interested in the deployment of experimental camera lenses and the like may get the most out of what LoBrutto offers.

I can gaze seductively into a camera lens and give you that look of pure lust and desire.

In either event, the script is projected on to a piece of glass located directly over the camera lenses .

security

He had seen the replay from the Security cameras and witnessed the fast, flashing deadliness of her.

Several doors had been propped open with garbage cans, and footage from the security cameras was missing.

And there is speculation that crucial evidence may also be gleaned from a security camera in operation close to the scene.

Prosecutors never showed jurors the pictures taken of the suspect by a bank security camera , saying they were too fuzzy.

This series of photographs was taken by a security camera at the Leeds Building Society.

Door buzzers and security cameras , rusty from 17 months' of disuse, are ringing and clicking again at bars.

The roster, till rolls and security cameras were examined in Thresher's own internal investigation.

The pictures were captured by the city centre security cameras installed in Gloucester earlier this year.

television

Outside Number 10 itself there was a solitary television camera crew.

The civil trial provided a more subdued sequel, since Fujisaki refused to allow television cameras into his courtroom.

He looked for television cameras - that must be the answer - it was being televised - people had dressed up.

However, additional seating was created when the various Atlanta venues were redesigned to accommodate television cameras and other equipment.

The tram carried a mobile generator for the power and provided a stable platform for the television cameras .

The lifeblood of Sarajevo will drain away, the television cameras will go home and Bosnia will be forgotten in the West.

Back then, Gingrich seemed to be everywhere, or at least everywhere there were television cameras and microphones.

■ VERB

allow

Or, must some bridging material be built in to allow cameras or cast time to get to the next set?

The civil trial provided a more subdued sequel, since Fujisaki refused to allow television cameras into his courtroom.

Is this speech long enough on one camera to allow another camera time to switch lenses for a medium shot?

Charles bitterly regretted having allowed the cameras in.

A track is laid to allow the camera to move smoothly, then they go for a take.

bring

The bride and groom pose for photographs to be taken by the official photographer and relatives who have brought their cameras .

Cruz tells you that, you bring in cameras , tapes, lights.

He did this by bringing a camera up to his face, through which he could nevertheless still see the tiger's actions.

In all my years in the Civil Serviceno one has ever brought a camera into the office and started taking snapshots!

Gimmelmann wished he had brought his camera to have captured the transformation.

buy

With other systems you can buy a camera which will plug into a videocassette recorder you already have.

In the future, the base plans to buy a digital camera .

Digicam buying advice With digital cameras improving all the time, take some advice before buying.

Then came the day that bought a video camera and filmed me ironing.

carry

Despite carrying only a camera and an apple, I soon lag behind again.

Jim Feng had his legs, and also carried his cameras .

He carried his one camera , a twin-reflex Rolleiflex, the sort that is held against the chest, over his shoulder.

A guy in khaki shorts was carrying a video camera .

I had to carry the heavy camera which took pictures of the shape of the ground.

First of all, one has to wade up to one's chest carrying camera and tripod.

In recent years he had often carried cameras with any number of attachments.

Some war torn place he carried his camera to.

catch

And the police are catching them - on camera .

He had been caught by the camera during an exuberant moment with his teammates, and he was sorry.

They were caught on camera by amazed police officers in an unmarked car.

Ulrika, who once dated Prince Edward, was caught on camera walking in the arms of the mystery man.

face

She and Cameron, arms around each other, facing the camera and squinting into the sunlight.

She is a girl of about 12, and she faces the camera with the calm composure of an innocent.

Tina Brady is seen sitting facing the camera .

That spat did little for her confidence as she faced a battery of cameras waiting outside Goldsmiths Hall.

He is not a man for lofty speeches; faced by cameras , he routinely flubs his sentences.

On this occasion he was in a jovial, even bantering mood, as I stood beside him facing the camera .

But the diva emerges and she faces the camera crew.

They faced the camera in their dungarees and jeans and cowboy-style holsters and knee-high boots.

hide

The incriminating conversations that followed were recorded using hidden spy cameras .

Two of its producers got jobs as food handlers for Food Lion and worked there wearing tiny hidden cameras and microphones.

Behind every bend lurks a potential patrol, road-block or hidden camera .

They may root frantically under the couch cushions or behind the drapes for a hidden camera .

Madonna has even ordered bodyguards to check under people's kilts for hidden cameras .

I wonder if the guy who owns the house films what goes on there with hidden cameras .

Should we have used hidden cameras to track crooked car repairmen?

hold

Chemouil's two-day trial in October would normally have been held in camera .

They hold the camera over your head and click.

His trial is being held in camera , and his lawyers are not allowed to discuss the case.

Sometimes she was directing others while some one held a Super-8 camera .

Tom Pratt favours another form of carrier, made from alloy tube of square section, to hold his Mamiya Press camera .

He held the camera chest-high and aimed.

look

If the subject is looking directly at the camera , the head should generally be placed centrally in the frame.

No one else looks at the camera .

He looked for television cameras - that must be the answer - it was being televised - people had dressed up.

Accompanying it is a photograph of three Chicanas looking away from the camera and talking to each other.

One man just sat there in silence, looking at the camera , grinning and folding and refolding his six fivers.

Failing to communicate anything helpful to Marcello, the little Umbrian angel looks straight at the camera , and at us.

Because the children in his pictures are looking at the camera , they know that they are looking at the world.

Both look past the camera into the distance.

record

One other possibility is to have two cameras recording simultaneously on to two recorders.

The new QuickTake 200 is a digital camera that records photographs in computer memory.

The Victorians invested considerable faith in the power of the camera to record , classify amid witness.

It will raise an antenna and run a cable from the truck to a camera to record pictures of the burning building.

The husband of one of the club members had his camera handy to record the occasion of the Mayor's visit.

Companies should arrive at each stop armed with press releases and cameras to record local functions.

The cameras continued to record every panic-stricken moment.

You also can use a digital camera , which records pictures electronically and uploads them straight to your computer without using film.

set

In summer they set up a video camera on Berry Head near Torquay to show close-up views of cliff-dwelling birds.

That day, I set the camera on the tripod to take a long exposure.

The father had hired Hutchison and her husband, John, to set up tiny cameras with pinhole lenses in his house.

smile

It was actually of two men smiling into the camera against a chunky city skyline.

He likes me to smile at the camera , so twice I pulled shocking faces.

Winning meant standing on a podium, smiling for cameras and posing for pictures.

Sufficiently long gap between contractions for me to smile for the camera . 12.30 a.m.

He is sitting in his wheelchair and smiling at the camera .

The photo showed a young, happy woman smiling brightly towards the camera .

In the photograph I am smiling hopefully at the camera .

turn

Hilliard's cibachrome shows a woman with her head turned away from the camera lens.

She is careful to turn away from the cameras that are catching the action for the local sports network.

I turned our closed circuit cameras on to the flag-wavers and they appeared on the huge screens above the stage.

Neil turns to the camera and hits his forehead with the palm of his hand.

use

This format uses an electronic camera that stores up to 50 still images on a tiny floppy disk.

In the way that you use a camera , you can focus your mind either on positive or negative factors.

Local authorities using video cameras determine their own controls.

Koju never did learn to use that camera .

He used the latest camera technology, and experimented with all the techniques that were available.

You also can use a digital camera , which records pictures electronically and uploads them straight to your computer without using film.

They used a thermal imaging camera which gives a picture like this of bodies on the ground.

They used miniature cameras to photograph secret documents and shortwave radios to receive coded messages from their spy masters, prosecutors said.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Few illustrations survive of the interiors of funeral furnishing establishments prior to the introduction of the camera .

Here was proof, it was said, that the camera was not merely a simple mechanism.

Its cameras followed the candidates around on the campaign, showing unabridged speeches, press conferences, walkabouts.

Mike climbed the steps without speaking, and unloaded his cameras and camera bag on a mat.

Moments later as the Monsignor began to pass out the diplomas, flashbulbs popped and a few home movie cameras whirred.

Smoke could be seen seeping in front of the television camera .

The 33-year-old physicist lashed his camera to an ice-pick and took the photo by setting the timer.

This is the pattern of the squid and octopus eye as well as of the artificial mechanical one built by man, the camera .

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