Definition of interpositive in US English:

interpositive

noun

Photography Cinematography
  • A positive copy of an original camera negative, made for the purpose of further processing or copying while preserving the camera negative from possible damage.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Film User. From inter- + positive, after internegative.

Pronunciation

interpositive

/ˌɪntəˈpɒzɪtɪv/