densitometry

densitometer

[den-si-tom-i-ter]
noun
1.
Photography. an instrument for measuring the density of negatives.
2.
a densimeter.

Origin:
1900–05; densit(y) + -o- + -meter

densitometric [den-si-tuh-me-trik] , adjective
densitometry, noun
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densitometer (ˌdɛnsɪˈtɒmɪtə)
 
n
an instrument for measuring the optical density of a material by directing a beam of light onto the specimen and measuring its transmission or reflection
 
densitometric
 
adj
 
densi'tometry
 
n

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densitometer den·si·tom·e·ter (děn'sĭ-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.

  1. An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.

  2. See densimeter.


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