stop bath

noun

Definition of stop bath

: an acid bath used to check photographic development of a negative or print

First Known Use of stop bath

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Stop bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stop%20bath. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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