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panchromatic

[ pan-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh- ]
/ ˌpæn kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə- /
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adjective
sensitive to all visible colors, as a photographic film.
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Origin of panchromatic

First recorded in 1900–05; pan- + chromatic

OTHER WORDS FROM panchromatic

pan·chro·ma·tism [pan-kroh-muh-tiz-uhm], /pænˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for panchromatic

panchromatic
/ (ˌpænkrəʊˈmætɪk) /

adjective
photog (of an emulsion or film) made sensitive to all colours by the addition of suitable dyes to the emulsionCompare orthochromatic

Derived forms of panchromatic

panchromatism (pænˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm), noun
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