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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Camera  \Cam"e*ra\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Cameras},  L.  {Camerae}.  [L. 
  vault,  arch,  LL.,  chamber.  See  {Chamber}.] 
  A  chamber,  or  instrument  having  a  chamber.  Specifically:  The 
  {camera  obscura}  when  used  in  photography.  See  {Camera},  and 
  {Camera  obscura}. 
 
  {Bellows  camera}.  See  under  {Bellows}. 
 
  {In  camera}  (Law),  in  a  judge's  chamber,  that  is  privately; 
  as  a  judge  hears  testimony  which  is  not  fit  for  the  open 
  court  in  camera. 
 
  {Panoramic},  or  {Pantascopic},  {camera},  a  photographic 
  camera  in  which  the  lens  and  sensitized  plate  revolve  so 
  as  to  expose  adjacent  parts  of  the  plate  successively  to 
  the  light,  which  reaches  it  through  a  narrow  vertical 
  slit;  --  used  in  photographing  broad  landscapes.  --Abney. 




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