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film speed

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noun Photography.
  1. speed(def 5a).
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Origin of film speed

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for film speed

film speed

  1. the sensitivity to light of a photographic film, specified in terms of the film's ISO rating
  2. the rate at which the film passes through a motion picture camera or projector
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