camera obscura definition

  • noun:
    • A darkened chamber when the genuine image of an object is received through a tiny orifice or lens and focused in natural shade onto a facing area as opposed to taped on a film or dish.
    • A darkened chamber where image of some other object is projected and focused onto a surface
    • a darkened enclosure for which photos of external things are projected through a little aperture or lens onto a facing area
    • A darkened chamber when the real image of an object is obtained through a small opening or lens and centered in natural shade onto a facing surface as opposed to taped on a film or dish.
    • A darkened chamber where image of an outside object is projected and concentrated onto a surface
    • a darkened enclosure by which photos of outside objects tend to be projected through a little aperture or lens onto a facing surface
  • others:
    • An apparatus where photos of outside items, formed by a convex lens or a concave mirror, are thrown on a paper or other white area put in the main focus of this lens or mirror within a darkened chamber, or field, so the outlines may be tracked.
    • An apparatus when the picture of an external object or items is, in the shape of lenses, tossed upon a sensitized dish or area placed at the rear of an extensible darkened package or chamber variously modified; -- frequently called essentially the digital camera.
    • An apparatus in which the pictures of outside items, created by a convex lens or a concave mirror, are tossed on a paper or any other white area put into the focus for the lens or mirror within a darkened chamber, or box, so that the outlines can be traced.
    • An apparatus in which the picture of an external item or objects is, by way of contacts, thrown upon a sensitized dish or area placed at the back of an extensible darkened field or chamber variously modified; -- generally called basically the camera.

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