photographic film

/ˌˈfoʊdəˌgræfɪk fɪlm/

Other forms: photographic films

Definitions of photographic film
  1. noun
    photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
    synonyms: film
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    film that has been shot
    film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material
    cine-film, motion-picture film, movie film
    photographic film several hundred feet long and wound on a spool; to be used in a movie camera
    a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed
    orthochromatic film
    a photographic film sensitive to green and blue and violet light
    panchromatic film
    photographic film sensitive to light of all colors (including red)
    a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
    a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
    photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
    roll film
    photographic film wound on a spool
    episode, sequence
    film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
    X-ray film
    photographic film used to make X-ray pictures
    film clip
    a strip of motion picture film used in a telecast
    a dental X-ray film that can be held in place by the teeth during radiography
    small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed; a magnification system is used to read the material
    sound film
    motion-picture film with sound effects and dialogue recorded on it
    a film sequence made by editing together a series of separate scenes or shots
    type of:
    photographic material, photographic paper
    light-sensitive paper on which photograph can be printed
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