9 Grammatical Pitfalls

film speed

noun, Photography
speed (def 5a).
Origin of film speed
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for film speed
  • So obviously you'd want to maximize what, back then, was a relatively slow film speed.
  • The general rule is the slower the film speed, the higher the quality of slide or negative.
  • Because of the film speed these actions appear faster than they actually were.
  • Choose the best film speed for various lighting and subjects.
  • In my case, heart valves, or in a non-medical area film speed or suture strength.
  • In this case, recycle time limitations would apply, but film speed requirements would be greatly relaxed.
  • Without a light meter, the photographer must estimate the correct exposure from the sunlight available and film speed used.
British Dictionary definitions for film speed

film speed

the sensitivity to light of a photographic film, specified in terms of the film's ISO rating
the rate at which the film passes through a motion picture camera or projector
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for film speed

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for film

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for film speed