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sensitometer

Syllabification: sen·si·tom·e·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌsensiˈtämitər
 
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Definition of sensitometer in English:

noun

Photography
A device for measuring the sensitivity of photographic equipment to light.
Example sentences
  • There is a device called a sensitometer, which exposes the film so that when the film is developed, it has a series of densities on it, varying from clear to dark.
  • With this sensitometer, proper exposure of either blue or green sensitive x-ray film is easily accomplished, with no need for internal adjustments.

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