still camera


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still camera

A film-based device or digital device that takes one picture at a time. The term is generally used to contrast this type of camera with a video camera (camcorder). However, still cameras may also provide moving picture (video) capability, and video cameras may include a still camera function. See digital camera, film camera and video camera.
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