Definition of step wedge in English:

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step wedge

noun

Photography
A series of contiguous uniformly shaded rectangles, growing progressively darker from white (or light grey) at one end to black (or dark grey) at the other.
Example sentences
  • We use the step wedge by matching a tone in our negative to a stripe of tone in the step wedge.
  • It seems like it would be a lot easier to see in the step wedge than while viewing a print.
  • Run the mouse across the step wedge to the middle gray.

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