single-lens reflex

noun \ ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˈlenz- \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of single-lens reflex

: a camera having a single lens that forms an image which is reflected to the viewfinder or recorded on film

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1940

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