motion picture camera


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motion picture camera:

see under cameracamera,
lightproof box or container, usually fitted with a lens, which gathers incoming light and concentrates it so that it can be directed toward the film (in an optical camera) or the imaging device (in a digital camera) contained within.
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motion picture camera

[′mō·shən ¦pik·chər ‚kam·rə]
(optics)
A camera capable of capturing action by taking a series of still pictures at regular brief intervals on a lengthy strip of film.
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Thus, motion picture camera 'looks' at the specific time exactly when its object lies into paroxysm, into the edge of the existence, but in a mood that is very important to the watching eye.
Roy once again wielded his still and motion picture cameras to record images.
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Both were rebuilt and enlarged1875 - Matthew Webb, British merchant navy captain, became the first person to swim the English Channel1891 - The motion picture camera was patented by Thomas Edison1925 - Clarence Birdseye patented his famous fish fingers.
o 1891 The motion picture camera was patented by Thomas Edison.
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