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darkroom

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noun dark·room \ˈdärk-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Simple Definition of darkroom

  • : a room that is used for making photographs and that is lit with a special kind of red light

Full Definition of darkroom

  1. :  a room with no light or with a safelight for developing light-sensitive photographic materials


DARKROOM Defined for Kids

darkroom

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noun dark·room \ˈdärk-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of darkroom

  1. :  a usually small dark room used in developing photographic plates and film




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