viewfinder

[ vyoo-fahyn-der ]
/ ˈvyuˌfaɪn dər /

noun Photography.

Origin of viewfinder

First recorded in 1890–95; view + finder
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viewfinder

/ (ˈvjuːˌfaɪndə) /

noun

a device on a camera, consisting of a lens system and sometimes a ground-glass screen, enabling the user to see what will be included in his photographSometimes shortened to: finder

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