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double exposure

noun Photography.
  1. the act of exposing the same film, frame, plate, etc., twice.
  2. the picture resulting from such exposure.
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Origin of double exposure

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for double exposure

double exposure

  1. the act or process of recording two superimposed images on a photographic medium, usually done intentionally to produce a special effect
  2. the photograph resulting from such an act
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