single-lens reflex

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Etymology[edit]

From single +‎ lens (contrasted against a twin-lens reflex camera, TLR), and reflex (reflection), the principle by which the image path is diverted.

Adjective[edit]

single-lens reflex (not comparable)

  1. (photography) Denoting or relating to a type of camera which allows the photographer to view the subject through the same lens that will be used to take a photograph, usually by incorporating a moving mirror and prism.

Noun[edit]

single-lens reflex (uncountable)

  1. (photography) Abbreviation of single-lens reflex camera.

Synonyms[edit]

  • SLR (abbreviation)

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