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contact print

n.
A print made by exposing a photosensitive surface in direct contact with a photographic negative.
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contact print

n
(Photography) a photographic print made by exposing the printing paper through a negative placed directly onto it
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con′tact print`


n.
a photographic print made by placing a negative directly in contact with sensitized paper, with their emulsion surfaces facing, and exposing them to light. Compare projection print.
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contact print

A print made from a negative or a diapositive in direct contact with sensitized material.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contact print - a print made by exposing a photosensitive surface to direct contact with a photographic negative
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
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