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Kodak

[koh-dak] /ˈkoʊ dæk/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of portable camera introduced by George Eastman in 1888, using a roll of film and intended for taking snapshots.
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  • No child of nature so simple, in these days, as not to recognize a Kodak.

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • I was delighted to get them, and now I can Kodak this whole district, above and below.

    A Woman who went to Alaska May Kellogg Sullivan
  • Even if a Kodak were not permitted, pictures could be secured.

  • He also ordered an enlarging camera, a Kodak, and a magic lantern.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • A Kodak picture of you would prove his arguments conclusively.

    A House-Boat on the Styx John Kendrick Bangs
Word Origin and History for Kodak

brand of camera, arbitrary coinage by U.S. inventor George Eastman (1854-1932), U.S. trademark registered Sept. 4, 1888. In 1890s, practically synonymous with camera and also used as a verb. Kodachrome, registered trademark for a method of color photography, 1915; the product was discontinued in 2006.

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