from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impervious to light; excluding the light perfectly. Compare air-tight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not penetrable by light


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  • For each of the four evening experimental sessions, Dr. Creath and I placed four germanium leaves, as well as four geranium flowers, in a completely dark, light-tight chamber that was housed in a light-tight darkroom.

    The Sacred Promise

  • After collecting thirty minutes of baseline data, we invited the respective angels to enter the light-tight chamber for thirty minutes.

    The Sacred Promise

  • Both cameras can register single photons of light on their supersensitive CCD digital arrays; both can be programmed to take long-exposure pictures in completely darkened spaces in light-tight chambers and rooms over minutes or even hours.

    The Sacred Promise

  • Five healthy male volunteers in their 20s were placed bare-chested in front of the cameras in complete darkness in light-tight rooms for 20 minutes every three hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for three days.

    Boing Boing

  • My father used the upstairs bathroom as a darkroom when I was about young - light-tight blind, red lamp, sandbag thing along the bottom edge of the door to block light, developer/fixer trays in the bathtub, enlarger clamped on a sheet of heavy plywood over the sink & vanity - so darkroom chemicals are one of those deep-in-the-bone scents that mean "childhood" to me in some strange way, like yeast and cinnamon.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • But one day I was in the basement looking for something or other, and remembered that my parents had said that space was light-tight and set up for developing and printing2.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • I've found the idea of developing and shooting traditionally, scanning it, and then doing the rest of the process digitally manages to combine the drudgery of waiting around swishing chemicals in a light-tight jar with the hassles of getting your scanner and printer to work right in a way that maximizes the irritation of both and minimizes the satisfaction of either.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • Premier 12 "x 16" paper safe light-tight protection for film and paper

    The PJ Candy Store (equipment)

  • I've made the scanner light-tight using duct tape and putty, covered with a hefty dose of black spraypaint.

    Boing Boing

  • The image comes out as a heavy sheet of paper covered by a light-tight protective layer with active chemicals in between.

    Big Artists, Big Camera:


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