Polaroid Land camera

noun
a camera that develops and produces a positive print within seconds
Syn: ↑Polaroid camera
Usage Domain: ↑trade name, ↑trade name (for: ↑Polaroid camera)
Hypernyms: ↑camera, ↑photographic camera

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Polaroid Land Camera,
Trademark. a type of camera whose special film contains its own developing and printing agents so that a finished positive print is available about a minute after exposure.
[< Edwin Herbert Land, born 1909, its American inventor]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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