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dark slide

noun, Photography.
1.
Also called draw slide. a black plastic, metal, or fabric sheet that is inserted into a film holder to protect the film from light.
2.
a lightproof holder for sheet film or a photographic plate.
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  • Moreover, this something evidently had the power of penetrating through the walls of the dark-slide to the plate within.

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