Polaroid definition by Webster's New World
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- a transparent material containing embedded crystals capable of polarizing light: used in optics, photography, etc.
Origin: short for Polaroid Land Cameraa camera that develops the film negative internally and produces a print within seconds after the process is initiated
- such a photograph
Origin: polar plush -oid
Polaroid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A trademark used for a specially treated, transparent plastic capable of polarizing light passing through it, used in glare-reducing optical devices.
- A trademark used for a camera and film that produce instant photographs.