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roll film

[′rōl ‚film]
(graphic arts)
A long strip of plastic material with a sensitive emulsion on one side and a layer of gelatin on the other; the gelatin layer reduces the tendency of the base material to curl; the film is attached to opaque backing paper that protects the film from light before and after it is exposed in the camera.
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