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roll film

noun, Photography
1.
a strip of film with space for several exposures, packaged on a spool in roll form so as to permit daylight loading and unloading and ease of handling.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • The roll film is the best, as the film pack sticks together and the stubs pull off in the moist, hot climate.
British Dictionary definitions for roll film

roll film

noun
1.
a length of photographic film backed with opaque paper and rolled on a spool
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