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exposure meter

exposure meter

n.
A photoelectric instrument that measures the light intensity in a given area and, in photographic use, indicates the correct settings for an optimum exposure. Also called light meter.

exposure meter

n
(Photography) photog an instrument for measuring the intensity of light, usually by means of a photocell, so that the suitable camera settings of shutter speed and f-number (or lens aperture) can be determined. Also called: light meter

expo′sure me`ter


n.
an instrument that measures the intensity of light in a certain place and indicates the proper photographic exposure setting.
Also called light meter.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exposure meter - photographic equipment that measures the intensity of lightexposure meter - photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light
cytophotometer - a photometer that can be used to locate and identify chemical compounds in a cell by measuring the intensity of the light that passes through stained sections of the cytoplasm
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
Translations

exposure meter

n (Phot) → Belichtungsmesser m

exposure meter

n (Phot) → esposimetro
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