intervalometer

[in-ter-vuh-lom-i-ter]
noun
an automatic device for operating the shutter of a camera at regular intervals, as in making aerial photographs.

Origin:
1930–35; interval + -o- + -meter

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intervalometer (ˌɪntəvəˈlɒmɪtə)
 
n
an automatic device used to trigger an operation at regular intervals, esp such a device operating the shutter of a camera

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Each camera was equipped with an intervalometer which instructed the camera when to take the picture.
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