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plateholder

[ pleyt-hohl-der ]
/ ˈpleɪtˌhoʊl dər /
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noun
a lightproof container for a photographic plate, loaded into the camera with the plate and having a slide that is removed before exposing.
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Origin of plateholder

First recorded in 1870–75; plate1 + holder
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