af·​ter·​bath | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌbath, -ˌbäth \

Definition of afterbath

: a solution for special treatment of photographic negatives or prints after fixation

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First Known Use of afterbath

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afterbath

after- + bath entry 1

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“Afterbath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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