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orthochromatic

[ awr-thuh-kroh-mat-ik, -thoh-kruh- ]
/ ˌɔr θə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -θoʊ krə- /
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adjective Photography.
representing correctly the relations of colors as found in a subject; isochromatic.
(of an emulsion) sensitive to all visible colors except red; isochromatic.
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Origin of orthochromatic

First recorded in 1885–90; ortho- + chromatic
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British Dictionary definitions for orthochromatic

orthochromatic
/ (ˌɔːθəʊkrəʊˈmætɪk) /

adjective
photog of or relating to an emulsion giving a rendering of relative light intensities of different colours that corresponds approximately to the colour sensitivity of the eye, esp one that is insensitive to red lightSometimes shortened to: ortho Compare panchromatic

Derived forms of orthochromatic

orthochromatism (ˌɔːθəʊˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm), noun
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