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Polaroid by its nature makes you frugal. You walk around with maybe two packs of film in your pocket. You have 20 shots, so each shot is a world.
Patti Smith

Meaning of "Polaroid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POLAROID

Polaroid  [ˈpəʊləˌrɔɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLAROID

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Polaroid can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES POLAROID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Polaroid

Polaroid may refer to: ▪ Polaroid Corporation, a multinational consumer electronics and eyewear company, and former instant camera and film maker ▪ Polaroid camera, or instant camera ▪ Polaroid film, instant film and photographs ▪ Polaroid, a type of synthetic plastic sheet used to polarize light ▪ Polaroid Eyewear, with glare-reducing polarized lenses made from Polaroid's polarizer In music: ▪ Polaroid, an album by Phantom Planet ▪ Polaroids: A Greatest Hits Collection, a compilation album by Shawn Colvin...

Definition of Polaroid in the English dictionary

The first definition of Polaroid in the dictionary is ® a type of plastic sheet that can polarize a transmitted beam of normal light because it is composed of long parallel molecules. It only transmits plane-polarized light if these molecules are parallel to the plane of polarization and, since reflected light is partly polarized, it is often used in sunglasses to eliminate glare. Other definition of Polaroid is sunglasses with lenses made from Polaroid plastic. Polaroid is also of, relating to, using, or used in a Polaroid Land Camera.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLAROID


acaroid
ˈækəˌrɔɪd
amberoid
ˈæmbəˌrɔɪd
android
ˈændrɔɪd
aneroid
ˈænəˌrɔɪd
asteroid
ˈæstəˌrɔɪd
Aykroyd
ˈeɪkˌrɔɪd
bacteroid
ˈbæktəˌrɔɪd
diphtheroid
ˈdɪfθəˌrɔɪd
erythroid
ɪˈrɪθrɔɪd
eurypteroid
jʊəˈrɪpθəˌrɔɪd
Freud
frɔɪd
hysteroid
ˈhɪstəˌrɔɪd
lemuroid
ˈlɛmjʊˌrɔɪd
meteoroid
ˈmiːtɪəˌrɔɪd
pityroid
ˈpɪtɪˌrɔɪd
porphyroid
ˈpɔːfɪˌrɔɪd
saccharoid
ˈsækəˌrɔɪd
steroid
ˈstɪərɔɪd
thyroid
ˈθaɪrɔɪd
tuberoid
ˈtjuːbəˌrɔɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLAROID

Polaris
polarisable
polarisation
polariscope
polariscopic
polariser
polarities
polarity
polarizability
polarizable
polarization
polarize
polarized
polarizer
polarogram
polarograph
polarographic
polarography
Polaroid Land Camera
Polaroids

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLAROID

anabolic steroid
antithyroid
aroid
astroid
centroid
chancroid
choroid
euthyroid
fibroid
hyperthyroid
hypothyroid
laroid
near-earth asteroid
Negroid
parathyroid
pyrethroid
sang-froid
sparoid
spheroid
toroid

Synonyms and antonyms of Polaroid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Polaroid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLAROID

Find out the translation of Polaroid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Polaroid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Polaroid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拍立得的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Polaroid
570 millions of speakers

English

Polaroid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Polaroid
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بولارويد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Polaroid
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

polaroide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

polarography
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

polaroïd®
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Polarografi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Polaroid-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポラロイド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폴라로이드 카메라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Polarografi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Polaroid
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

polarography
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोलरोग्राफी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

polarografisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

polaroid®
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Polaroid
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Polaroid
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Polaroid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Polaroid
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Polaroid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Polaroid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Polaroid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Polaroid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLAROID»

The term «Polaroid» is very widely used and occupies the 18.724 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Polaroid

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7 QUOTES WITH «POLAROID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Polaroid.
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Camren Bicondova
The best gift I've ever gotten... My grandpa gave me a Polaroid camera when I was younger. It was awesome!
2
Helena Christensen
I still love taking pictures with Polaroid film. For me, it offers the most beautiful way of capturing reality and transferring it onto a flat piece of paper.
3
Lady Gaga
I'm definitely a Polaroid camera girl. For me, what I'm really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid.
4
Hoda Kotb
The days, months, and years eventually reveal, like a Polaroid, a clear picture of how significant events and decisions ultimately shape our lives.
5
Jennifer Jason Leigh
I love Polaroids and I have a Polaroid camera collection from the '50s.
6
Maripol
At the beginning, Edo was a photographer, and I was more of a talent scout and doing styling and modelling. Then all of a sudden, in 1977, he gave me a Polaroid camera, and I discovered that instead of having to go to a lab and develop the film, I could just take a click and get a picture! It was genius, and I was very good at manipulating it.
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Patti Smith
Polaroid by its nature makes you frugal. You walk around with maybe two packs of film in your pocket. You have 20 shots, so each shot is a world.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLAROID»

Discover the use of Polaroid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Polaroid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Instant: The Story of Polaroid
Instant tells the remarkable tale of Land's one-of-a-kind invention-from Polaroid's first instant camera to hit the market in 1948, to its meteoric rise in popularity and adoption by artists such as Ansel Adams, Andy Warhol, and Chuck Close ...
Christopher Bonanos, 2012
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Instant Love: How to Make Magic and Memories with Polaroids
Packed with tips on how to shoot with various cameras, details about the different types of film available, advice on composition and lighting techniques, plus creative projects to transform snapshots into keepsake mementos and portfolios ...
Jen Altman, Susannah Conway, Amanda Gilligan, 2012
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Polaroid
Edwin Land and Polaroid, the company he created in the 1930s, have spawned many bold scientific innovations over the years.
Alan R. Earls, Nasrin Rohani, 2005
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Land's Polaroid: a company and the man who invented it
Chronicles the story of Edwin Land, the publicity-shy genius who created the Polaroid Corporation and brought the world instant photography, only to lose control of his own creation
Peter C. Wensberg, 1987
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Polaroid manipulations: a complete visual guide to creating ...
A guide to the Polaroid SX-70 manipulation process provides step-by-step instructions along with digital information and suggestions on the use of Photoshop.
Kathleen Thormod Carr, 2002
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Photographer's Guide to Polaroid Transfer: Step-By-Step
This tutorial guides photographers through the processes of Polaroid and emulsion transfers, including extracting an image, making color and positional adjustments, choosing an appropriate surface, and mounting the image.
Christopher Grey, 2001
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Polaroid transfers: a complete visual guide to creating ...
This guide explains how to transfer polaroid images onto artists' papers,ilk, wood, and tile. It also describes how to enhance these pictures withaint, markers and crayons.
Kathleen Thormod Carr, 1997
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Innovation/imagination: 50 years of Polaroid photography
Presents selections from an exhibition at the Ansel Adams Center for Photography
Friends of Photography, Deborah Martin Kao, 1999
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Popular Science
PHOTOGRAPHY I undred -percent success really is too much to ask of any photographic process, but today's Polaroid cameras and films are pretty close to foolproof and your failures should be very few— if you follow the rules. Usually, those ...
10
Popular Science
How to Be a Polaroid Want to improve your Polaroid shots? It's easy, says this expert— if you know the tricks THERE have been more than 20 different models of the Polaroid Land camera, using at least five widely varying modes of operation.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLAROID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Polaroid is used in the context of the following news items.
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Polaroid introduces its latest innovation : Cube+ WiFi enabled …
“Big surprise comes in small packages” Polaroid has taken this saying very seriously and that's why after the launch of “Cube” here comes the ... «The Tech Bulletin, Jul 15»
2
This smartphone printer could become your new favorite gadget
“Actually, our 'enemy' is not Polaroid. Photo is only a very small part of droPrinter,” said Fizo, adding “the Polaroid camera is an expert in ... «AndroidPIT US, Jul 15»
3
Kim, Caitlyn, and the People We Want to See
... from a 1984 Polaroid of little Kim putting an earring on little Khloé to shots from Kim and Kanye's epic wedding. Most are headshots—in limos ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
4
Instax Wide 300: Takes you back in time
Remember those days when photographers with Polaroid cameras would click instant pictures at the beach? Before the advent of digital ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
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Polaroid Dashcams Now Available for Summer Driving Season
“Not only does the range of Polaroid dashcams provide creditable documentation of events that occur on the road, acting as a personal ... «Dealerscope, Jul 15»
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Polaroid Line of Easy To Use Dashcams Now Available For the …
San Jose, CA – July 21, 2015- Polaroid today announces its new line of easy to use automobile dash cameras is now available to consumers ... «Twice, Jul 15»
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Watch this 1972 PBS Special on the Polaroid SX-70
If you're in the mood for a little trip to Nostalgia land, then you should take a couple of minutes to check out this awesome video from 1972 ... «The Phoblographer, Jul 15»
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Spotlight: This case turns your phone into a Polaroid
Prynt's case, which was born from a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $1.5 million earlier this year, lets you print Polaroid-style photos ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
9
Polaroids show iconic artists in New York
Warhol himself was a master of the Polaroid portrait -- taking close-up ... "Almost anyone could go (to Warhol's studio) and get a Polaroid taken ... «CNN, Jul 15»
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$62 Argos Camera: Bride Complains About Polaroid IE826 Digital …
The world headquarters of Polaroid Corporation is framed by trees inCambridge, Massachusetts October 10, 2001. (Photo : REUTERS/BRIAN ... «Yibada, Jul 15»

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