Definition of Panchromatic

1. Adjective. (photography) (''of black and white film'') sensitive to all visible colours ¹



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Definition of Panchromatic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panchromatic

pances
pancetta
pancettas
panchax
panchaxes
panchayat
panchayath
panchayaths
panchayats
panchayet
pancheon
pancheons
panchion
panchions
panchromatic (current term)
panchromatic film
panchromatically
panchromium
panchway
panchways
pancies
pancoast's syndrome
pancoast tumour
pancolectomy
pancontinental
pancratia
pancratiast
pancratiastic
pancratiasts

Literary usage of Panchromatic

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1. NBS Special Publication (1919)
"It is, therefore, obvious that a commercial panchromatic plate with good keeping qualities is, if sufficiently fast, more economical than a stained plate. ..."

2. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1915)
"The panchromatic plates which I use are furnished backed, this being a highly efficient preventive of halation, and because of this backing, ..."

3. The Standard Illustrated Book of Facts: A Comprehensive Survey of the World by Harry Thurston Peck, Auld, Robert Campbell McCombie (1912)
"These form a layer or substratum on a glass plate on which is then coated a panchromatic emulsion. The colors of the image are filtered through the screen ..."

4. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"50 Daylight A medium-speed panchromatic reversal film characterized by a high degree of sharpness, good contrast and excellent tonal gradations Reversal ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"For the various processes of three-colour reproduction panchromatic plates and ... A sensitive panchromatic plate was to be exposed in cot- tact with this ..."

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