Meaning of stop bath




Stop bath


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Meaning and definition of stop bath :


An acid solution used between the developer and the fixer. The stop bath halts development and at the same time neutralizes the alkaline developer, thus preventing it from lowering the acidity of the fixer. Generally a dilute solution of acetic acid, plain water is sometimes used as a stop bath for film development.


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