safelight

noun

safe·​light ˈsāf-ˌlīt How to pronounce safelight (audio)
: a darkroom lamp with a filter to screen out rays that are harmful to sensitive film or paper

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of safelight was in 1903

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“Safelight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safelight. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

safelight

noun
safe·​light ˈsā-ˌflīt How to pronounce safelight (audio)
: a darkroom lamp with a filter to screen out light that is harmful to film or paper
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