dark slide


noun Photography.

Also called draw slide. a black plastic, metal, or fabric sheet that is inserted into a film holder to protect the film from light.
a lightproof holder for sheet film or a photographic plate.

Nearby words

  1. dark mineral,
  2. dark money,
  3. dark nebula,
  4. dark of the moon,
  5. dark reaction,
  6. dark star,
  7. dark tourism,
  8. dark web,
  9. dark-adapted eye,
  10. dark-eyed junco

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Examples from the Web for dark slide

  • Moreover, this something evidently had the power of penetrating through the walls of the dark-slide to the plate within.