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covering power

noun, Photography
1.
the maximum area of a scene that can be recorded with good definition by a particular lens.
Also called coverage.
Origin of covering power
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • These will restore the bright vermilion hue, and likewise give a greater amount of density or covering power to the colour.

    Practical Lithography Alfred Seymour
  • Fineness of grinding, uniformity of color in respect to its coloring and covering power, and brilliancy, are valued essentials.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting Mayton Clarence Hillick
  • Easy working, without brush marks, is a paramount virtue, regardless of the opacity or covering power of the black.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting Mayton Clarence Hillick
  • The sample which departs the least from its own color has the best body or covering power.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting Mayton Clarence Hillick
  • Hence, the covering power of a color can never be accepted as a safe guide to direct the thinning of said color.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting Mayton Clarence Hillick

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