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[mass noun], [usually as modifier] The process of producing a positive image directly from another positive:‘colour reversal films’
- ‘He shot on 35 mm color reversal film, which is like slide film - it exposes a positive rather than a negative image.’
- ‘They also make some great color reversal film.’
- ‘For the films that followed, he used cheap, sometimes discarded, color reversal stock to immortalize the drag queens, mermaids, vampires, naked poets, and other creatures who populate his films.’
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