in·​ter·​val·​om·​e·​ter | \ ˌin-tər-və-ˈlä-mə-tər How to pronounce intervalometer (audio) \

Definition of intervalometer

: a device that operates a control (as for a camera shutter) at regular intervals

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Recent Examples on the Web Time-lapse sequences: Nikon D90, Nikkor 60mm macro lens and custom built intervalometer. Bruce Sterling, WIRED, "Showtime: ferrofluid soap bubbles," 29 Aug. 2011

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First Known Use of intervalometer

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Intervalometer.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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