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webcam

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[web-kam] /ˈwɛbˌkæm/
noun
1.
a digital camera whose images are transmitted, often in real time, over the World Wide Web.
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webcam

/ˈwɛbˌkæm/
noun
1.
a camera that transmits still or moving images over the internet
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webcam in Technology

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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