American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Fogged by accidental exposure. Used of photosensitive materials.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In photography, injured by exposure to actinic light; fogged, as a sensitized plate which has been insufficiently protected from light, or has been used in apparatus leaking light.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Photog.) Damaged by accidental exposure to light; light-fogged; -- said of plates or films.
“She seems to stand alone in the murky, light-struck room, an emblem of the darkest experience.”
“A light-struck beaker of wine beside an old woman enjoying a frugal meal triggers associations with the Eucharist.”
“Much of his work is also informed by his long-time residence in Southern California, for instance his many joyous paintings of swimmers in undulating, light-struck pools.”
“Park's broadly stroked, light-struck bathers, Diebenkorn's Matisse-inspired seated figure against a sunny landscape and Joan Brown's cheerful female nude seem celebrations of postwar prosperity more than embodiments of nuclear-age fear.”
“According to Beeradvocate. com, ultraviolet light destroys hop-derived molecules called isohumulones, and creates sulfur compounds — the reason that light-struck beer is called skunky.”
“Silvery late Corot landscapes become even more eloquent when we can see their origins in a pair of early, light-struck studies done directly from the motif by the young Corot, in Italy, installed close by.”
“Darkness minimizes the penetration of high-energy light into sparkling and other white wines, where it can cause a sulfury off-aroma similar to that found in light-struck beer and milk pp.”
“I wouldn't ship them undeveloped, for they might be light-struck.”
“The print was dark and obscured, but among the shadows a lighter shape was traceable: it might have been a woman in loose, white drapery, a curtain, light-struck; anything, in fact.”
“I did not expect much of the plate, because it had been exposed and handled carelessly, and I thought that it might prove to be underexposed or light-struck.”
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