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pinhole camera

noun
1.
a simple camera in which an aperture provided by a pinhole in an opaque diaphragm is used in place of a lens.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for pinhole-camera

pinhole camera

noun
1.
a camera with a pinhole as an aperture instead of a lens
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