dry plate

n. dry glass plate coated with a sensitive emulsion atop which photographic negatives or pictures can be made (Photography)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dry plate — Dry plate, also known as gelatin process, is an improved type of photographic plate. It was invented by Dr. Richard L. Maddox in 1871, and by 1879 it was so well introduced that the first dry plate factory had been established. With much of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Dry plate — Dry Dry (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.] [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG. dr[ o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.] 1. Free from moisture;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dry-plate — dryˈ plate noun A sensitized photographic plate, with which a picture may be made without the preliminary use of a bath • • • Main Entry: ↑dry …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry plate — noun a former photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light sensitive gelatinous emulsion • Syn: ↑dry plate process • Hypernyms: ↑photography * * * noun : a photographic plate coated with a sensitized silver halide emulsion (as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry plate — 1. a glass photographic plate coated with a sensitive emulsion of silver bromide and silver iodide in gelatin. 2. Metall. tin plate having patches of dull finish. [1855 60] * * * ▪ photography       in photography, glass plate coated with a… …   Universalium

  • dry plate — /ˈdraɪ pleɪt/ (say druy playt) noun a glass plate coated with a sensitive emulsion of silver bromide and silver iodide in gelatine, upon which a negative or positive can be produced by exposure (as in a camera) and development …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dry-plate process — Dry Dry (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.] [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG. dr[ o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.] 1. Free from moisture;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dry plate process — noun a former photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light sensitive gelatinous emulsion • Syn: ↑dry plate • Hypernyms: ↑photography …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thin film halftone dry plate — Сухая фотопластинка с тонким слоем для растровой съёмки …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Dry — (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.] [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG. dr[ o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.] 1. Free from moisture; having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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