contact printer


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contact printer

[′kän‚takt ‚print·ər]
(graphic arts)
A device which provides a light source and a means for holding the negative and the sensitive material in contact during exposure.
A specialized device for exposing diapositive plates at the same scale as that of the negative.
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For instance, the frosted glass of the contact printer serves as an added mediator, and the film strip has its own grainy disturbance.