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Photographic plate   /fˌoʊtəgrˈæfɪk pleɪt/   Listen
Photographic plate

A flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded.  Synonym: plate.

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"Photographic plate" Quotes from Famous Books

... circular window in the middle, between the two poles. Cemented to this plate of glass was one of hard rubber, about equal in size, which of course covered the window in the glass. Back of the rubber plate was suspended a photographic plate in the plate-holder, and outside of this, between it and the rubber surface, were ten letters cut from thin copper. Dr. Morton proposed to see if he could not prove the existence of cathode rays between the poles by causing them to picture in shadow, ...
— McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, April, 1896 • Various

... Everything was in miniature, and having a camera with him, he took snapshots recklessly everywhere, each turn in the road seeming to give a picture more attractive than the last. He was to find, however, that the charm of Bermuda is too subtle for the photographic plate. ...
— The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries • Francis Rolt-Wheeler

Words linked to "Photographic plate" :   plate, quarter plate, flat solid, sheet

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