double exposure

noun Photography.
the act of exposing the same film, frame, plate, etc., twice.
the picture resulting from such exposure.

1890–95 Unabridged
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double exposure
1.  the act or process of recording two superimposed images on a photographic medium, usually done intentionally to produce a special effect
2.  the photograph resulting from such an act

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Main Entry:  double exposure1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  two photographic exposures made of a photographic plate or film, which produces ghost images
Main Entry:  double exposure2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a photograph made in this way's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
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.
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