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noun
a boxlike object having a uniformly lighted surface, as of ground glass, against which films or transparencies can be held for examination.
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Origin of light box

First recorded in 1840–50
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light box

noun
a light source contained in a box and covered with a diffuser, used for viewing photographic transparencies, negatives, etc
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