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FIXER [5 records]

Record 1 - external organization data 2017-04-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Museums and Heritage (General)
OBS

fixer: an item in the "Photographic Tools and Equipment" class of the "Tools and Equipment for Communication" category.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Muséologie et patrimoine (Généralités)
OBS

fixateur : objet de la classe «Outils et équipement photographiques» de la catégorie «Outillage et équipement pour la communication».

Spanish

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Record 2 2010-09-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Reprography
  • Photography
DEF

A chemical solution that "fixes" the photographic image on negatives or photographic paper making it permanent.

CONT

the fixing bath contains a chemical (sodium thiosulfate) that converts the silver halide into soluble, complex silver salts that dissolve in the fixer. ... The fixer also contains a weak acid ... and hardening agent

French

Domaine(s)
  • Reprographie
  • Photographie
DEF

Solution de thiosulfate de sodium ou de tout autre solvant d'halogénure d'argent que l'on utilise, lors des traitements des matériaux photosensibles, pour rendre les images permanentes.

CONT

l'intervention de deux agents extérieurs esr [indispensable : un agent «révélateur»] et un agent fixateur, dont l'effet sera de supprimer la sensibilité à la lumière de l'image ainsi obtenue.

Spanish

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Record 3 2002-03-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Radiological Physics (Theory and Application)
  • Medical Imaging

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique radiologique et applications
  • Imagerie médicale
DEF

Solution aqueuse utilisée pour le fixage.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Física radiológica (Teoría y aplicación)
  • Radiación (Medicina)
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Record 4 1994-04-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Perfume and Cosmetics Industry
DEF

Substances which are added to perfumes for the purpose of retarding evaporation and thus producing more enduring and unchanging fragrance. (Perfumes and Spices, Including an Account of Soaps and Cosmetics, 1940, p. 24).

CONT

The animal fixatives assume first rank and importance in dealing with the binding problem in perfumes. Musk, ambergris and civet are old and tried friends. Among those of vegetable origin must be mentioned prominently tincture of orris root and the aromatic gums. (Perfumes and Cosmetics, Their Preparation and Manufacture, 1922, p. 343).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Parfumerie
DEF

Chacun des divers groupes de substances destinées à fixer la persistance d'un parfum.

CONT

Les fixateurs sont généralement des mélanges de produits chimiquement très divers : résines et baumes [...], produits d'origine animale [...] et produits d'origine synthétique.

CONT

Le musc est un excellent fixatif et apparaît dans la note de fond de nombreux parfums.

Spanish

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Record 5 1976-06-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • General Vocabulary

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vocabulaire général

Spanish

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