Negative print

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A film print in which colors are reversed - black is white and white is black. It must be reprinted as a positive before it can be projected. The reason for creating a negative is the reduced cost of making extra prints.

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  • print — [print] n. [ME prente < OFr preinte < prient, pp. of preindre < L premere, to PRESS1] 1. a mark made in or on a surface by pressing or hitting with an object; impression; imprint [the print of a heel] 2. an object for making such a mark …   English World dictionary

  • Print — Print, n. [See {Print}, v., {Imprint}, n.] 1. A mark made by impression; a line, character, figure, or indentation, made by the pressure of one thing on another; as, the print of teeth or nails in flesh; the print of the foot in sand or snow.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Print works — Print Print, n. [See {Print}, v., {Imprint}, n.] 1. A mark made by impression; a line, character, figure, or indentation, made by the pressure of one thing on another; as, the print of teeth or nails in flesh; the print of the foot in sand or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • print — /print/, v.t. 1. to produce (a text, picture, etc.) by applying inked types, plates, blocks, or the like, to paper or other material either by direct pressure or indirectly by offsetting an image onto an intermediate roller. 2. to reproduce (a… …   Universalium

  • print — /prɪnt / (say print) verb (t) 1. to produce (a text, a picture, etc.) by applying inked types, plates, blocks, or the like, with direct pressure to paper or other material. 2. to cause (a manuscript, etc.) to be reproduced in print. 3. to write… …   Australian English dictionary

  • print — ► VERB 1) produce (books, newspapers, etc.) by a process involving the transfer of text or designs to paper. 2) produce (text or a picture) in such a way. 3) produce a paper copy of (information stored on a computer). 4) produce (a photographic… …   English terms dictionary

  • Negative cutting — (also known as Negative Matching and Negative Conforming) is the process of cutting motion picture negative to match precisely the final edit as specified by the film editor. Original camera negative (OCN) is cut with scissors and joined using a… …   Wikipedia

  • Negative — may refer to: Contents 1 Science and mathematics 2 Photography 3 Linguistics …   Wikipedia

  • Print — Print, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Printed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Printing}.] [Abbrev. fr. imprint. See {Imprint}, and {Press} to squeeze.] 1. To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something. [1913 Webster] A look will… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Negative (photography) — Color, positive picture (A) and negative (B), monochrome positive picture (C) and negative (D) In photography, a negative may refer to three different things, although they are all related. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

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