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Definition: Bellows camera
, n. sing. & pl. [OE. bely, below, belly,
bellows, AS. b[ae]lg, b[ae]lig, bag, bellows, belly. Bellows
is prop. a pl. and the orig. sense is bag. See Belly
An instrument, utensil, or machine, which, by alternate
expansion and contraction, or by rise and fall of the top,
draws in air through a valve and expels it through a tube for
various purposes, as blowing fires, ventilating mines, or
filling the pipes of an organ with wind.
, in photography, a form of camera, which can
be drawn out like an accordion or bellows.
. See Hydrostatic
A pair of bellows
, the ordinary household instrument for
blowing fires, consisting of two nearly heart-shaped
boards with handles, connected by leather, and having a
valve and tube.
, n.; pl. E. Cameras
, L. Camerae
vault, arch, LL., chamber. See Chamber
A chamber, or instrument having a chamber. Specifically: The
when used in photography. See Camera
. See under Bellows
(Law), in a judge's chamber, that is, privately;
as, a judge hears testimony which is not fit for the open
court in camera.
, or Pantascopic camera
, a photographic
camera in which the lens and sensitized plate revolve so
as to expose adjacent parts of the plate successively to
the light, which reaches it through a narrow vertical
slit; -- used in photographing broad landscapes. --Abney.