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dry mounting Syllabification: dry mount·ing

Definition of dry mounting in English:


A process in which a print is bonded to a mount using a layer of adhesive in a hot press.
Example sentences
  • In the following weeks the kids would take pictures, load film into developing tanks, develop the film, print photos using enlargers and learn to use a dry-mounting press to mount their finished photos.
  • Our students used our dry-mounting press set at 250 degrees.
  • Other topics include conservation mounting, permanent mounting, cold and dry mounting and laminating, and matting your images using considerations such as size and color.


Example sentences
  • I dry-mount them and make another three-dimensional montage of their self-portraits, but this time in color.
  • Since I print one for the student plus one for me, I dry-mount a copy of each portrait on illustration board.
  • Some experts, however, advise framers against dry mounting boards together for certain applications if you don't want the layers to show.
Example sentences
  • Test results also indicate that dry-mounted prints, no matter what board they are mounted on, fare better than prints that are hinged or corner-mounted.
  • The remaining troupers were filmed walking on dry-mounted still photographs of buildings, which were cheaper than three-dimensional miniatures.
  • With the exception of the dry-mounted portfolio prints, they are printed with a narrow white border all around, whereas his early prints are often borderless.
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