safelight

noun
safe·​light | \ ˈsāf-ˌlīt How to pronounce safelight (audio) \

Definition of safelight

: a darkroom lamp with a filter to screen out rays that are harmful to sensitive film or paper

First Known Use of safelight

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Safelight.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safelight. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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