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lith

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪθ
 
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Definition of lith in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Photographic film with a very thin coat of emulsion, producing images of high contrast and density: [as modifier]: lith film lith developer
More example sentences
  • He states that pinholes do not occur with reversal processing of lith film, but we included a water bath anyway since it doesn't take long.
  • Since lith film is easily damaged by handling, I recommend leaving at least a half-inch border around the enlarged negative for manipulation with tongs or fingers.
  • The process uses inexpensive lith film and is relatively easy to carry out.

Origin

1950s: abbreviation of lithography, lithographic.

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