box camera

noun Date: 1902 a box-shaped camera with a simple lens and rotary shutter

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  • Box-Camera — Als Boxkamera, auch Box Camera bezeichnet man eine besonders einfache Kamera für Rollfilm, diesen Kameratyp gab es von 1900 bis etwa 1970 zu kaufen, populär war er bis Mitte der 1950er Jahre. Agfa Box Zeiss Ikon Baldur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Box camera — The box camera is, with the exception of the pin hole camera, a camera in its simplest form. The classic box camera is shaped more or less like a box, hence the name. A box camera has a simple optical system, often only in the form of a simple… …   Wikipedia

  • box camera — box′ cam′era n. pht a simple, boxlike camera, sometimes allowing for adjustment of the lens opening but not of shutter speed • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • box camera — noun a simple camera shaped like a rectangular box • Syn: ↑box Kodak • Hypernyms: ↑camera, ↑photographic camera …   Useful english dictionary

  • box camera — noun A very simple type of photographic camera, being box shaped, and with a simple lens, and using roll film for taking snapshot pictures …   Wiktionary

  • box camera — n. simple camera shaped like a box …   English contemporary dictionary

  • box camera — noun a simple box shaped hand camera …   English new terms dictionary

  • box camera — /ˈbɒks kæmrə/ (say boks kamruh) noun a box like camera, without bellows …   Australian English dictionary

  • box camera — a simple, boxlike camera, without bellows, sometimes allowing for adjustment of lens opening but usually not of shutter speed. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

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