oil spots, fig. 1
Fig. 1, Chain of small gray spots.
ex G. E. Matthews and J. I. Crabtree,
Oil Spots on Motion Picture Film, paper No. 325 in Abridged Scientific Publications, Research Laboratories of the Eastman Kodak Company. Vol 12 (1928)
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