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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In photography, a movable frame fitted to a camera, used to contain and transport a sensitized plate, which is exposed to the image projected by the lens by withdrawing a slide or shutter after the holder is in position in the camera; a dark-slide; a plate-frame.
  • n. A pneumatic device for holding a photographic plate during development or other manipulation.

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