Definition of Sensitometer

1. Noun. A measuring instrument for measuring the light sensitivity of film over a range of exposures.




Definition of Sensitometer

1. n. An instrument or apparatus for comparing and grading the sensitiveness of plates, films, etc., as a screen divided into squares of different shades or colors, from which a picture is made on the plate to be tested.

Definition of Sensitometer

1. Noun. (photography) An instrument used to measure the sensitivity of photographic film to light ¹

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Definition of Sensitometer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensitometer

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sensitivity and specificity
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sensitometer (current term)
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Literary usage of Sensitometer

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1. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1889)
"sensitometer or an orthochromatic plate No. 27. At twelve feet distant, ... Good photographs can be taken on a 25 sensitometer plate at the distance of ..."

2. Wilson's Quarter Century in Photography: A Collection of Hints on Practical by Edward Livingston Wilson (1887)
"The conditions essential to a really useful sensitometer are that the light employed shall be uniform in quality and quantity, from whatever source it is ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1885)
"... visible to the eye, but one will receive only one-half as much light as the other. On this principle is based the sensitometer about to be described. ..."

4. NBS Special Publication (1919)
"sensitometer. _ A sensitometer has been designed and constructed for testing the ... This apparatus consists of three parts: (1) The sensitometer for making ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"sensitometer or an orthochromatic plate No. 27. At twelve feet distant, ... Good photographs can be taken on a 25 sensitometer plate at the distance of ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1889)
"sensitometer or an orthochromatic plate No. 27. At twelve feet distant, ... On a 35 sensitometer plate one-half of this quantity is sufficient. ..."

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