[ sah-buh-tyey, sab-uh- ]
/ ˌsɑ bəˈtyeɪ, ˌsæb ə- /
the alteration of the image tones of a photographic print by briefly reexposing the negative after it has been partially developed.
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Origin of Sabattier effect
1925–30; Sabattier, erroneous for Armand Sabatier (1834–1910), French physician and scientist, who developed the effect
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