double exposure


noun Photography.

the act of exposing the same film, frame, plate, etc., twice.
the picture resulting from such exposure.

Nearby words

  1. double eagle,
  2. double ender,
  3. double entendre,
  4. double entente,
  5. double entry,
  6. double fault,
  7. double feature,
  8. double fertilization,
  9. double first,
  10. double flat

Origin of double exposure

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for double exposure

double exposure

noun

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