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noun Photography.

a photographic print made by placing a negative directly in contact with sensitized paper, with their emulsion surfaces facing, and exposing them to light.

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Origin of contact print

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for contact print

contact print

noun

a photographic print made by exposing the printing paper through a negative placed directly onto it
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