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zone system

noun, Photography
1.
a system for envisioning the values to appear in a black-and-white print and for determining exposure and development, based on a scale of shades ranging from 0 (black) to IX (white).
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Examples from the web for zone system
  • DC taxis recently ditched their fare zone system and installed meters in every cab.
  • Some systems are designed to provide individual control of rooms in a multiple-zone system.
  • Adopting a single zone system will reduce cost over time by working with and maintaining data in one zone as opposed to two.

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