fixer

(redirected from The Fixer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

fixer

 [fik´ser]
the chemical used to remove unexposed, underdeveloped silver compounds and to harden gelatin or emulsion on film.

fixer

a chemical used in processing photographic or x-ray film. Applied after the developing phase, it neutralizes any developer remaining on the film, removes undeveloped silver halides, and hardens the emulsion.

fix·er

(fiks'ĕr)
In photography and radiography, a solution that removes both the unexposed and undeveloped silver halide crystals from the film emulsion and hardens the gelatin.

fix·er

(fiks'ĕr)
In photography and radiography, a solution that removes both the unexposed and undeveloped silver halide crystals from the film emulsion and hardens the gelatin.

fixer,

n the chemicals used in the final step of film processing that remove the unaffected silver halide particles from the developed film.

fixer

in the processing of a radiological film the developed image is put into fixer (sodium or ammonium thiosulfate) to dissolve the unexposed silver halide and to harden the film.

fixer fog
careless or inefficient handling of the fixer bath will seriously compromise the clarity of the film being taken by creating a fog effect.
References in periodicals archive ?
The money bit works both ways and, strangely, paying footballers here obscene amounts probably helps keep the fixers away.
The fixer solution is collected in plastic drums at each location and trucked to Berkeley for processing through an electrolytic silver recovery unit to reclaim the silver contained in the waste.
Image: Boyishly good looking thesp Best known for: Garrow's Law and The Fixer Early life: Born on February 19, 1979, in Stockport, but was brought up in a suburb of Bolton.
as much "The need help and of the ALEX POLIZZI: THE FIXER BBC2, Tuesday, 8pm
Lengthy extradition laws mean it could be as late as April until the fixer is handed back to the clutches of the British authorities.
Hotel Babylon star Tamzin, who is about to star in new TV drama The Fixer, said: "I knew just before I had the baby we were going to be filming The Fixer in late autumn.
The fixer, who used the names Sohaib, Ahmad and Zahid and currently held in custody in Pakistan, was also reportedly involved in an al-Qaeda plot to blow up shopping centres in Manchester last Easter, which led to the arrest of 12 Pakistani students.
So what of The Fixer (ITV1, Monday), the new six-parter created and written by Ben Richards and brought to us by Kudos, the company behind BBC dramas Spooks and Hustle?