Albada finder

noun

Al·​ba·​da finder
al-ˈbä-də-
: a camera viewfinder for use at eye level in which a white field-limiting frame is made to appear very distant by reflection at the rear surface of the front lens

called also sport finder

Word History

Etymology

after L. E. W. van Albada, flourished 1924, its inventor

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Albada finder was in 1943

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“Albada finder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Albada%20finder. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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