single-lens reflex


single-lens reflex
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Etymology: single-lens + reflex, short for reflex camera
: a camera having a single lens that forms an image which is reflected to the viewfinder or recorded on film — abbreviation SLR

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • single-lens reflex — [siŋ′gəl lenz′] n. a reflex camera in which a single lens supplies both the image on the exposed film and that reflected in the viewfinder * * * …   Universalium

  • single-lens reflex — [siŋ′gəl lenz′] n. a reflex camera in which a single lens supplies both the image on the exposed film and that reflected in the viewfinder …   English World dictionary

  • Single Lens Reflex — Eine EXA Spiegelreflexkamera von 1953 Als Spiegelreflexkamera, SR Kamera bezeichnet man eine Bauart für einen Fotoapparat oder einer Filmkamera, bei der das Motiv zur Betrachtung vom Objektiv über einen Spiegel umgelenkt und auf einer Mattscheibe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • single-lens reflex — noun Date: 1940 a camera having a single lens that forms an image which is reflected to the viewfinder or recorded on film …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • single-lens reflex — adjective denoting a reflex camera in which the lens that forms the image on the film also provides the image in the viewfinder …   English new terms dictionary

  • Single-lens reflex camera — The single lens reflex (SLR) camera uses an automatic moving mirror system which permits the photographer to see exactly what will be captured by the film or digital imaging system, as opposed to non SLR cameras where the view through the… …   Wikipedia

  • single-lens reflex camera — /sing geuhl lenz /. See under reflex camera. Abbr.: SLR Also called single lens reflex. * * * …   Universalium

  • single-lens reflex camera — /sing geuhl lenz /. See under reflex camera. Abbr.: SLR Also called single lens reflex …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of the single-lens reflex camera — The history of the single lens reflex camera predates the invention of photography in 1826/27 by one and a half centuries with the use of a reflex mirror in a camera obscura first described in 1676. Such SLR devices were popular as drawing aids… …   Wikipedia

  • Digital single-lens reflex camera — Nikon D700 full frame (FX) digital SLR camera …   Wikipedia


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