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instant camera

a usually portable camera that produces a finished picture shortly after each exposure.
Compare Polaroid (def 2).
Origin of instant camera
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for instant camera
  • The project uses an instant camera to visually demonstrate the goals and provide immediate reinforcement.
  • Kodak, for example, was forced out of the instant camera business.
  • Rugs are now photographed with an instant camera as soon as they are purchased.
Contemporary definitions for instant camera

a type of camera with internal processing of a finished print just after exposure's 21st Century Lexicon
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