Definition of double exposure in English:

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double exposure

Pronunciation: /ˈdəbəl ikˈspōZHər/ /ekˈspōZHər/


The repeated exposure of a photographic plate or film to light, often producing ghost images.
Example sentences
  • The ease with which such photographs could be faked - by double exposure or prepared plates - was admitted by all.
  • The duplicates you see in the photos are not a result of double exposure or image manipulation.
  • Part of the charm of the film comes with the use of rear projection and double exposure - devices probably seen as decidedly old fashioned in a CGI-soaked movie world.

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Syllabification: dou·ble ex·po·sure

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