digital camera


Definition of digital camera

: a camera that records images as digital data instead of on film

Examples of digital camera in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tabitha Soren documented the months following the birth of her third child, in 2006, with the help of a digital camera mounted in her bedroom and operated by remote. The Atlantic, 9 May 2021 Nigerian filmmakers have churned out thousands of movies — many produced with just a few thousand dollars and one digital camera — since the late 1990s. New York Times, 10 May 2021 Get a Kodak Step Instant Print digital camera on Amazon for $69.99 7. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2021 If that sounds like a lot to spend on an out-of-date digital camera, just remember that the final (RED) Leica sold for $1.8 million back in the day, all of which went to The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 26 Mar. 2021 OnePlus, which offers up phones, headphones and accessories, partnered with digital camera and lens brand Hasselblad to develop new smartphone cameras for future OnePlus devices over the next three years. Zoe Malin, NBC News, 8 Mar. 2021 Last but certainly not least, is there a more iconic moment than when Kim takes selfies (on a digital camera) as the family drives Khloé to jail? Christian Allaire, Vogue, 17 Mar. 2021 The first is a wavefront sensor, a fast digital camera equipped with a set of optics to map out the distorted shape of the light waves heading toward the telescope. Scientific American, 15 Mar. 2021 Steve Sasson, the inventor of the digital camera while working for Kodak in the 1970s learned this the hard way. Quora, Forbes, 4 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of digital camera

1976, in the meaning defined above

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1 Jun 2021

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“Digital camera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of digital camera

: a camera that takes pictures without using film : a camera that records images as digital data

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Kids Definition of digital camera

: a camera that takes pictures without using film by recording the images as electronic data


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