double exposure

  1. the act of exposing the same film, frame, plate, etc., twice.

  2. the picture resulting from such exposure.

Origin of double exposure

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby double exposure Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use double exposure in a sentence

  • double exposure, double printing, and the stop motion are the most common methods of obtaining 212 these marvellous results.

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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