video camera

noun

Definition of video camera

: a camera that records video and usually audio especially : camcorder

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So will the bigger reveal of Smith's Genie — although Smith was featured in behind-the-scenes clips, goofing around with a video camera and wearing a woman's wig. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "What surprised us about Disney's live-action 'Dumbo,' 'Aladdin,' 'Lion King' at CinemaCon," 24 Apr. 2018 The video camera that captured the shooting was placed on Esther Island in Prince William Sound as part of a bear study by the U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Fox News, "Police: Alaska man, son caught on video killing bear, cubs," 8 Aug. 2018 The other was a really bright light that was rechargeable and would attach to a video camera. Caren Chesler, Popular Mechanics, "A Vision Quest," 6 Mar. 2019 Zack Stoner dedicated his life to documenting parts of Chicago that few outsiders with video cameras ever bother to visit. Leor Galil, Chicago Reader, "Hip-Hop / Music / News / RIP Vlogger ZackTV devoted his life to making Chicago’s fractious rap scene into one community," 4 June 2018 BavariaSat is an Earth observation satellite with sensors, a robot arm, and a video camera. Sonja Peteranderl, The Verge, "Bavaria’s space program shot to viral fame — but it may be in trouble," 20 Oct. 2018 The zoo also installed four video cameras and an electrified wire around the roof, including around the tops of internal columns. Janet Mcconnaughey, The Seattle Times, "New Orleans zoo returns jaguar in strengthened exhibit," 5 Feb. 2019 Then came two major changes to American life: the Trump administration, and the ubiquity of cellphone video cameras. David Weigel, Washington Post, "Democratic insurgents want to ‘abolish ICE.’ Democrats aren’t there yet.," 24 June 2018 Then came two major changes to American life: the Trump administration, and the ubiquity of cellphone video cameras. David Weigel, chicagotribune.com, "Democratic insurgents want to 'abolish ICE.' Democrats aren't there yet.," 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of video camera

1939, in the meaning defined above

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video camera

noun

English Language Learners Definition of video camera

: a camera that is used to create videos by recording moving images and sounds onto a videotape, computer disk, etc.

video camera

noun

Kids Definition of video camera

: a camera (as a camcorder) that records video and usually also audio

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