1) N-COUNT A camera is a piece of equipment that is used for taking photographs, making films, or producing television pictures.

Her gran lent her a camera for a school trip to Venice and Egypt.

...a video camera.

2) PHRASE: usu PHR after v, v-link PHR If someone or something is on camera, they are being filmed.

Fay was so impressive on camera that a special part was written in for her...

Just about anything could happen and we'll be there to catch it on camera when it does.

3) PHRASE: usu PHR after v, PHR n If you do something or if something happens off camera, you do it or it happens when not being filmed.

They were anything but friendly off-camera, refusing even to take the same lift. interviews.

4) PHRASE: PHR after v If a trial is held in camera, the public and the press are not allowed to attend. [FORMAL]

This morning's appeal was held in camera...

They were sentenced by a military tribunal sitting in camera.

in private

English dictionary. 2008.

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