American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lightweight, handheld video camera, especially one that records data in digital form onto a storage device such as a videotape, DVD, or hard disk.
- n. a portable electronic device for recording images and audio on to a storage device, hence functioning as a camera and a recorder in a single unit
- n. a portable television camera and videocassette recorder
- Blend of camera and recorder (Wiktionary)
- cam(era) + (re)corder. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Another factor to consider before buying a camcorder is how much experience you have with photography, imaging and videography?”
“Abrams limited himself to the medium of a camcorder from a singular POV and that, of course, will leave questions unanswered because you only see what the camcorder sees.”
“Throw in the fact that it appears to have been filmed on a VHS camcorder from the mid-90s, and the fight scenes were apparently choreographed by your neighbour's slow-witted 11-year-old nephew.”
“But a full-featured camcorder is not going to fit into a purse or pocket.”
“The big advantage to shooting video on a digital SLR, vs. a consumer camcorder is the ability to use an accessory lens.”
“A second model, the $1,499 DZ-BD7HA camcorder, is a hybrid -- meaning it provides Blu-ray disc recording capability and the ability to record onto a 30 gigabyte built-in hard drive (up to four hours of HD or 8 hours of lower quality video).”
“A camcorder is coming at just the right time," said Andrews.”
“Philips has released a "keychain camcorder," which PC Magazine describes as a "thumb drive with a lens.”
“Annoying kids from an MTV reality show running from monsters on poorly filmed camcorder is the next big thing in cinema, I’ve always said.”
“Trade up only if you watch movies via Blu-ray, get the highest-resolution 1080p content through a Fios or satellite subscription service or have a high-definition camcorder that records in 1080p.”
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