Definition of color reversal in English:

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color reversal


[usually as modifier] Photography
The process of producing a positive image directly from another positive: color reversal films
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  • They also make some great color reversal film.
  • He shot on 35 mm color reversal film, which is like slide film - it exposes a positive rather than a negative image.
  • For the films that followed, he used cheap, sometimes discarded, color reversal stock to immortalize the drag queens, mermaids, vampires, naked poets, and other creatures who populate his films.

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Syllabification: col·or re·ver·sal

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