Definition of Photographic film
1. Noun. Photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies.
Specialized synonyms: Footage, Microfilm, Cine-film, Motion-picture Film, Movie Film, Negative, Orthochromatic Film, Panchromatic Film, Positive, Reel, Roll, Roll Film, Episode, Sequence, X-ray Film, Film Clip
Generic synonyms: Photographic Material, Photographic Paper
Derivative terms: Film, Film
Lexicographical Neighbors of Photographic Film
Literary usage of Photographic film
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The photographic film is the simplest example of what may be called a ... The results of such a digital- ization of a photographic film are shown in Fig. ..."
2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1899)
"A, Vacuum cup with liquid air, into which ¡> placed a photographic film in a email metallic slide having a hole in the centre, с, ..."
3. X Rays by George William Clarkson Kaye (1918)
"if the X rays are just sufficiently hard to excite the radiations characteristic of silver or of bromine (the heaviest constituents of a photographic film), ..."
4. American Druggist (1891)
"... second, by bathing the finished photographic film in a solution of the said compounds or mixtures before the film is exposed to light; and third, ..."
5. The British Journal of Photographyby Liverpool Photographic Society by Liverpool Photographic Society (1874)
"The behaviour of the photographic film in relation to colour becomes completely changed when we wash and dry it. A BC When exposed dry the sensitiveness ..."
6. Astronomical Register (1886)
"Pritchard, entitled On a remarkable instance of the detection of Distortion in a photographic film, measured for the purpose of Stellar Parallax, ..."