the process of treating a film base with a light-absorbing substance to prevent refraction of light from the rear of the film.
resistant to .
a process by which light, passing through the emulsion on a film or plate, is not reflected back into it but is absorbed by a layer of dye or pigment, usually on the back of the film, thus preventing halation
(as modifier): antihalation backing
leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation. leadership; predominance. (especially among smaller nations) aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination. Contemporary Examples What interested me even more than the headlines was his little riff on the projection of American hegemony. Obama’s U.N. […]
the policy or practice of to serve national interests. n. 1965, in reference to a policy of political domination, on model of imperialism; see hegemony + -ism.
the inward curving ridge of the auricle of the ear. Historical Examples The antihelix may be so developed as to rise in front of the helix—Wildermuth’s ear. Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori Between the helix and the antihelix is the fossa of the helix. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9 Various On the cranial […]
the antimatter counterpart to helium. antihelium (ān’tē-hē’lē-əm, ān’tī-) The antimatter that corresponds to helium.
- Antihemophilic factor
a protein that is essential to normal blood clotting and is lacking or deficient in persons having hemophilia A. Abbreviation: AHF. antihemophilic factor an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic factor (ān’tē-hē’mə-fĭl’ĭk, ān’tī-) n. Abbr. AHF See factor VIII.