panchromatic film

Film coated with an emulsion that is affected by all colors formed in the visible spectrum. These colors are recorded in various shades of gray, from near white to near black.

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  • Panchromatic film — is a type of black and white photographic film that is sensitive to all wavelengths of visible light. A panchromatic film therefore produces a realistic image of a scene. Almost all modern photographic film is panchromatic, but some types are… …   Wikipedia

  • panchromatic film — noun photographic film sensitive to light of all colors (including red) • Hypernyms: ↑film, ↑photographic film …   Useful english dictionary

  • panchromatic — [pan΄krō mat′ik] adj. [ PAN + CHROMATIC] sensitive to light of all colors [panchromatic film] panchromatism [pan krō′mə tiz΄əm] n …   English World dictionary

  • Film tinting — is the process of adding color to black and white film, usually by means of soaking the film in dye and staining the film emulsion. The effect is that all of the light shining through is filtered, so that what would be white light is, in fact,… …   Wikipedia

  • Film stock — This focuses on motion picture film. For still photography film, see photographic film. A film strip Film stock is photographic film on which filmmaking of motion pictures are shot and reproduced. The equivalent in television production is video… …   Wikipedia

  • film — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, London fog, London special, Photostat, Rabelaisianism, Technicolor, Western, X rated movie, X ray, Xerox, actor proof, all star, animated cartoon, apply to, backing, ballet, balletic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • panchromatic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 sensitive to light of all colors in the visible spectrum < panchromatic film > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • film — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. coating, membrane, haze, blur, scum; movie (see drama). See covering, narrowness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Thin, membranous matter] Syn. gauze, tissue, fabric, sheet, membrane, integument, layer, veneer …   English dictionary for students

  • Film speed — is the measure of a photographic film s sensitivity to light, determined by sensitometry and measured on various numerical scales, the most recent being the ISO system. A closely related ISO system is used to measure the sensitivity of digital… …   Wikipedia

  • panchromatic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of black and white photographic film) sensitive to all visible colours of the spectrum …   English terms dictionary

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