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automatic camera

noun
1.
a camera in which the lens aperture or the shutter speed or both are automatically adjusted to the prevailing conditions
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  • Mr. Ringold and Mr. Hadley were surprised and delighted at the news the boys brought, but they voted against the automatic camera.

  • Prochaska manned the automatic camera to record the orbital and landing phases.

    First on the Moon Jeff Sutton
  • Probably got an automatic camera so Gotch can watch the show.

    First on the Moon Jeff Sutton
  • I hurried across the field with my aeroscope (an automatic camera), and stood at the end of the path waiting for him to pass.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • Is he to appear with his flying machine, or his portable dining-table, or his automatic camera?

    A Foregone Conclusion William Dean Howells
  • Off to the left, where was planted the automatic camera, came a faint noise.

  • "It's the clockwork of the automatic camera," Blake whispered.

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