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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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