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camera-ready

[kam-er-uh-red-ee, kam-ruh-] /ˈkæm ər əˈrɛd i, ˈkæm rə-/
adjective, Printing.
1.
(of text or illustrations) ready to be photographed.
Also, camera.
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  • While I was getting the camera ready, I threw out a vague suggestion of cigarette-pictures, and it took root at once.

    How the Other Half Lives Jacob A. Riis
  • So Poetry and I stopped close to it, and he got his camera ready.

  • She was still with the Fuzzies, and Ben Rainsford was standing beside her, his camera ready.

    Little Fuzzy Henry Beam Piper
  • She had her camera ready and stood patiently in the sun for fifteen minutes till she had taken the promised pictures.

    Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm Alice B. Emerson
  • So keep your camera ready at hand; when you go for a walk, if you are lucky enough to live in the country, take it with you.

  • It is necessary, therefore, for the operator to have a camera ready to photograph the prints immediately.

    The Science of Fingerprints Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Getting my camera ready, and leaning out from behind the bush, I told George to whistle so that the elk would get up.

  • He had slung his gun to his back and held his camera ready for instant use in case the chance came.

  • But now I'm going to get the camera ready for a night exposure.

  • Mr. Billing completed his arrangements and stood beside his camera ready to release the shutter.

    General John Regan George A. Birmingham
camera ready in Technology

publication
A final edition of a document or graphic (e.g. a newspaper advertisement or a technical paper for a journal) that is of suitable quality for mass reproduction by making printing plates from the negatives by photoengraving.
(1996-11-15)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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