Definition of Polaroid™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpəʊlərɔɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊlərɔɪd//
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  1. 1[countable] (also Polaroid camera) a camera that can produce a photograph within a few seconds
  2. 2[countable] a photograph that has been taken with a Polaroid camera
  3. 3[uncountable] a transparent substance that is put on sunglasses and car windows to make the sun seem less bright Polaroid sunglasses
  4. 4Polaroids [plural] (also Polaroid sunglasses) sunglasses that have a layer of Polaroid on them
  5. Word Origin 1930s: from polarize + -oid.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Polaroid™