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digital camera

noun, Digital Technology
1.
a camera that records images in digital form by means of a device that converts the optical image to an electrical signal.
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  • So the lenses are what make the difference when the digital camera has a large sensor.
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  • The original vision was to create a printer small enough to fit inside a digital camera.
British Dictionary definitions for digital camera

digital camera

noun
1.
a camera that produces digital images that can be stored in a computer, displayed on a screen and printed
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digital camera in Technology

graphics, hardware
A camera that captures and stores still images as digital data instead of on photographic film.
The first digital cameras became available in the early 1990s[?].
[Which and when was the first?]
(2000-08-10)

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