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a room in a hospital or similar facility for the storage and processing of light-sensitive materials, such as x-ray film.


A room designed to be devoid of light. The darkroom is necessary for the development of radiographic film.


Enclosed area or chamber dimly lit by safelight (usually red) but otherwise intentionally lightproof room where films are handled and processed.


n a completely lightproof room or cubicle that is used in the processing of photographic, medical, and dental films. See also safe light.
n a darkroom for developing radiographic films, should be absolutely devoid of white light, as well as chemicals or dust that could damage the film while it is being processed; a filtered safe light of less than 15 watts should be the only light in the room.
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