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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
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A '''camera''' is
A '''camera''' is "[a]ny instrument for converting [[electromagnetic]] radiation from a source into an [[image]] of that source."<ref>[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS-Proxy/Glossary/xml/NGS_Glossary.xml Geodetic Glossary].</ref>
 
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{{Quote|[a]ny instrument for converting [[electromagnetic]] radiation from a source into an [[image]] of that source."<ref>[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS-Proxy/Glossary/xml/NGS_Glossary.xml Geodetic Glossary].</ref>}}
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{{Quote|[a]n apparatus for taking [[photograph]]s, generally consisting of a lightproof enclosure having an aperture with a shuttered lens through which the [[image]] of an object is focused and recorded on a photosensitive film or plate.<ref>[http://science.nasa.gov/glossary/?l=c NASA Science Glossary].</ref>}}
   
 
== References ==
 
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Revision as of 23:39, 12 December 2011

Definition

A camera is

[a]ny instrument for converting electromagnetic radiation from a source into an image of that source."[1]
[a]n apparatus for taking photographs, generally consisting of a lightproof enclosure having an aperture with a shuttered lens through which the image of an object is focused and recorded on a photosensitive film or plate.[2]

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