intervalometer

noun

in·​ter·​val·​om·​e·​ter ˌin-tər-və-ˈlä-mə-tər How to pronounce intervalometer (audio)
: a device that operates a control (as for a camera shutter) at regular intervals

Examples of intervalometer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Newer cameras often have built-in intervalometers — sometimes as part of time-lapse functions — or may be controlled remotely via a smartphone. Michael E. Bakich, Discover Magazine, 24 Feb. 2024 Time-lapse sequences: Nikon D90, Nikkor 60mm macro lens and custom built intervalometer. Bruce Sterling, WIRED, 29 Aug. 2011

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intervalometer was in 1933

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“Intervalometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intervalometer. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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