The definition of a camera is an electronic device that captures pictures, movies or other visual images either digitally or on film.(noun)
An example of a camera is a small electronic device with a lens that you use to take pictures.
See camera in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < camera obscuraa device for taking photographs, consisting essentially of a closed box containing a sensitized plate or film on which an image is formed when light enters the box through a lens or hole
Origin: L camera, vault < Gr kamara, vaulted chamber < IE base *kam-, to arch
See camera in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin, room; see chamber.
cameraA. film advance lever B. shutter speed dial C. prism D. viewfinder E. rewind lever F. film G. mirror H. diaphragm I. lens
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