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[kam-kawr-der] /ˈkæmˌkɔr dər/
noun, Television.
a lightweight hand-held television camera with an incorporated VCR, forming a compact self-contained unit.
Origin of camcorder Unabridged
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Examples from the web for camcorder
  • Of course, you'll also need to connect to your camera or camcorder.
  • Also, with a camcorder in almost every home now, more small tornadoes are likely to be taped.
  • Couch carried a global positioning device, a two-way radio, a digital camcorder and a cellphone.
  • Canon's newest mouth-watering camcorder is both high-def and high-style.
  • The phone also has a camcorder but video is often choppy and there's a conspicuous lack of editing tools.
  • camcorder and camcorder video tape to video students during the debate.
  • Use a camcorder battery with your cigarette lighter adapter to avoid frequent battery changes.
  • Nothing is more upsetting than finding out that you put your camcorder in the bag and it was still recording.
  • Another supplier was solicited for the remaining camcorder requirements.
  • Technology, through the camcorder, allows efficient and convenient student-parent-teacher conferences.
British Dictionary definitions for camcorder


a video camera and recorder combined in a portable unit
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Word Origin and History for camcorder

1982, from camera and recorder.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Related Abbreviations for camcorder


video camera recorder
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