Definition of Motion-picture camera
1. Noun. A camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid succession.
Generic synonyms: Camera, Photographic Camera
Specialized synonyms: Sound Camera
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Literary usage of Motion-picture camera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Behind the Motion-picture Screen by Austin Celestin Lescarboura (1919)
"THERE is little difference between your camera and the motion-picture camera. Both employ the same principles. In your camera you make one photograph at a ..."
2. A Condensed Course in Motion Picture Photography by Charles Wilbur Hoffman, Carl Louis Gregory (1920)
"CHAPTER IV THE MOTION PICTURE CAMERA LONG before motion pictures were dreamed of, philosophers and medical men were conscious of persistency of vision. ..."
3. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1916)
"In the first the regulation motion-picture camera, equipped with a quartz lens, was stood and focussed through the opening in the partition, ..."
4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"... Ap '17 motion-picture camera and a projector for home use. il Sei Am 116:206 F 24 '17 Motion picture portraits. 11 Sei Am 115:594 D 30 '16 Movies as a ..."
5. Motion Picture Making and Exhibiting: A Comprehensive Volume Treating the by John B. Rathbun (1914)
"The principal difference between the snap shot and motion picture camera lies in the shutter action and the film feeding mechanism, the action of these ..."
6. Motion Picture Projection: An Elementary Text-book by James Ross Cameron (1921)
"Light sensitive film intended for motion-picture camera use. ... The act of, or device for, turning a motion- picture camera horizontally, to photograph a ..."