iso rating

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ISO rating
 
n
photog a classification of film speed in which a doubling of the ISO number represents a doubling in sensitivity; for example, ISO 400 film requires half the exposure of ISO 200 under the same conditions. The system uses identical numbers to the obsolete ASA rating
 
[C20: from International Standards Organization]

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