light table


noun

a table that has a translucent top illuminated from below and is used typically for making tracings or examining color transparencies.

Nearby words

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  6. light therapy,
  7. light trap,
  8. light treatment,
  9. light up,
  10. light valve

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British Dictionary definitions for light table

light table

noun

printing a translucent surface of ground glass or a similar substance, illuminated from below and used for the examination of positive or negative film, and for the make-up of photocomposed pages
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