printing frame

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noun Photography.

a shallow, boxlike device with a glass plate on one side and an opaque, removable back, for holding a negative firmly against printing paper in contact printing.

Nearby words

  1. printer's mark,
  2. printer's ream,
  3. printery,
  4. printhead,
  5. printing,
  6. printing ink,
  7. printing office,
  8. printing paper,
  9. printing press,
  10. printless

Origin of printing frame

First recorded in 1870–75

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