box camera


noun

a simple, boxlike camera, without bellows, sometimes allowing for adjustment of lens opening but usually not of shutter speed.

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Origin of box camera

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for box camera

box camera

noun

a simple box-shaped camera having an elementary lens, shutter, and viewfinder
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