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dry plate

[′drī ‚plāt]
(graphic arts)
A photographic plate that has a sensitized coating of an emulsion of silver halide in gelatin which is dried before exposure to light in the photographic process.
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During its latest trip to Java in October and November this year, the team was allowed by the Jakarta authorities to see a large volume of photographs and dry plates, including about 500 pictures of the temple taken by Dutch photographers in around 1920.
Its gun trigger acts as the shutter trigger and it takes 10 negatives on 2 x 2cm glass dry plates held in metal sheaths.
Our scope of business can be roughly divided into two categories: optical product development centered on our proprietary, cutting-edge optical technology; and the development and manufacturing of electronic components, including triacetyl-cellulose (TAC) films for use in LCD polarizing plates and glass dry plates used for production of shadow masks.