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camcorder

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noun cam·cord·er \ˈkam-ˌkȯr-dər\

Simple Definition of camcorder

  • : a small video camera for personal use

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of camcorder

  1. :  a small portable combined camera and video recording device

Origin and Etymology of camcorder

camera + recorder


First Known Use: 1981


CAMCORDER Defined for Kids

camcorder

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noun cam·cord·er \ˈkam-ˌkȯr-dər\

Definition of camcorder for Students

  1. :  a small video camera




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