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contact print

noun, Photography
a photographic print made by placing a negative directly in contact with sensitized paper, with their emulsion surfaces facing, and exposing them to light.
Compare projection print.
Origin of contact print
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for contact print
  • The result is a movie that is as precise-and as small-as a contact print.
  • The area should be parallel with the sides of the contact print.
  • contact print magazines in your industry, and pitch your ideas for an article or even a regular column.
British Dictionary definitions for contact print

contact print

a photographic print made by exposing the printing paper through a negative placed directly onto it
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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