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Russell effect[′rəs·əl i‚fekt]
The formation of latent developable images on a photographic film or paper by an agent other than electromagnetic radiation, such as a resin, metal, volatile liquid, or printing ink. Also known as Vogel-Colson-Russell effect.
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