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cable release

noun, Photography
1.
a device consisting of a flexible wire that is pressed at one end to trip a shutter mechanism on a camera.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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cable release

noun
1.
a short length of flexible cable, used to operate the shutter of a camera without shaking it
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