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double exposure

noun, Photography
the act of exposing the same film, frame, plate, etc., twice.
the picture resulting from such exposure.
Origin of double exposure
1890-95 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for double exposure
  • The drug peddler is symbolized through double exposure by a hyena, who prowls throughout the scenes in ghostly form.
  • The bedroom located on the south east corner of the building and offers double exposure wall of windows.
  • The bedroom is quite large with double exposure again allowing light to stream into the unit.
  • The effect is not unlike that produced by the trick of double exposure.
  • The proximity of the sun-filled bedroom with double exposure to the windowed bathroom gives you an in-suite feel.
  • double exposure increases effectiveness, but too much signage desensitizes the visitor and may reduce compliance.
British Dictionary definitions for double exposure

double exposure

the act or process of recording two superimposed images on a photographic medium, usually done intentionally to produce a special effect
the photograph resulting from such an act
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Contemporary definitions for double exposure

a photograph made in this way's 21st Century Lexicon
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