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Record 1 2007-09-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cartography
DEF

In traditional cartography, a film coated with a photo-etchable emulsion used to produce a peelable negative from a positive.

OBS

Peelcoats are used in the process of area colour separation to produce open window negatives and masks for assembly in register, to become part of a composite image or map.

OBS

pell off coat; peel coat; strip rite: terms used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

Key term(s)
  • peel-off coat

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cartographie
DEF

En cartographie traditionnelle, film recouvert d'une émulsion pouvant se prêter à la photogravure, dont on se sert pour produire un négatif pelliculable à partir d'un positif.

OBS

Dans les procédés de séparation des couleurs, on en utilise pour produire des négatifs de sélection et des masques pelliculables qui seront ensuite superposés et repérés pour former une image ou une carte composite.

OBS

couche pelliculable : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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