Definition of Photographic emulsion
1. Noun. A light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin.
Generic synonyms: Coat, Coating
Terms within: Silver Nitrate, Silver Bromide
Derivative terms: Emulsify, Emulsify
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photographic Emulsion
Literary usage of Photographic emulsion
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Thus, from a red rose with green leaves, light is reflected through these dots to the effect that the underlying photographic emulsion is suitably affected ..."
2. The American Amateur Photographer (1892)
"An ordinary photographic emulsion is always actively affected by the blue rays of the spectrum, while it is almost equally indifferent and insensitive to ..."
3. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1912)
"This "going over," which appears to be the fundamental change in a photographic emulsion, would seem to indicate that the silver bromide was no longer in ..."
4. The Silver Bromide Grain of Photographic Emulsions by Adrian Peter Herman Trivelli, Samuel Edward Sheppard (1921)
"... volume of silver bromide in a photographic emulsion, determining the number of grains in one cc. of the emulsion, and calculating the mean diameter of ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... two surfaces of the glass plate, which is covered only on its face by the sensitive photographic emulsion. This results in a thickening of all the finer ..."
6. NBS Special Publication (1920)
"... which makes the photographic emulsion sensitive to red and infra-red light. Methods of using these dyes and the advantages derived from their use were ..."