Definition of safelight in English:

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safelight

Pronunciation: /ˈsāflīt/

noun

A light with a colored filter that can be used in a darkroom without affecting photosensitive film or paper.
Example sentences
  • Electron Microscopy Sciences carries a full line of safelights and filters, as does CameraStore.Com.
  • Bathed in the red glow of the darkroom safelight, Ian McDonald was staring hard at a ruined photograph.
  • Extra care should be taken with safelights.

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Syllabification: safe·light

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