imbibition process


Definition of imbibition process

: a process by which a photographic print is produced by absorption of a water-soluble dye by a relief image or a differentially absorbing image in gelatin or a similar medium or in which a previously formed dye image is transferred by absorption from one layer into another layer

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“Imbibition process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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