a digital camera whose images are transmitted, often in real time, over the World Wide Web.
Also, Webcam. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
webcam (ˈwɛbˌkæm)
a camera that transmits still or moving images over the internet

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Computing Dictionary

webcam definition

World-Wide Web, hardware, video
(World-Wide Web camera) Any video camera whose output is available for viewing via the Internet or an intranet. Typically a webcam would be a slow-scan CCD video camera connected to a video capture card in a computer. Images from the camera are captured periodically and made available on a web page. In 1999 there are hundreds of webcams in operation around the world showing everything from bedrooms to traffic.

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Example sentences
To make videoconferencing happen would require a box with some power in it, as
  well as a webcam.
There's no webcam for those of us hoping to do video chats.
As an alternative, you could use a standard webcam with a built-in microphone
  for surveillance.
There's no webcam for those of us hoping to do video chats.
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