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webcam

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[ web-kam ]
/ ˈwɛbˌkæm /
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noun
a digital camera whose images are transmitted, often in real time, over the World Wide Web.
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Origin of webcam

First recorded in 1990–95; (World Wide) Web + cam(era)
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British Dictionary definitions for webcam

webcam
/ (ˈwɛbˌkæm) /

noun
a camera that transmits still or moving images over the internet
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