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a system of photography using a sensor placed behind a camera lens to translate an image into an electronic signal, which can be stored on a disk or magnetic tape for playback on a VCR or videodisc player and viewing on a television screen.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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