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safety film

Photography. a film having a nonflammable base of triacetate cellulose.
Origin of safety film
1925-30 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for safety film
  • All of the nitrate material has been transferred to safety film and then the safety film duplicated.
  • On the arrival day, hunters will watch a safety film and then be issued hunting and fishing licenses.
  • All nitrate negatives have been reformatted onto safety film.
  • It is possible to purchase new scans and other types of copies made from safety film negatives and transparencies.
  • The primary method of preserving nitrate is duplicating the original image onto safety film.
  • On some film, the phrase safety film appears on the edge of motion pictures.
British Dictionary definitions for safety film

safety film

photographic film consisting of a nonflammable cellulose acetate or polyester base
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