latensify

latensify
\\ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfī\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: from latensification, after English intensification : intensify
: to subject to latensification

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latensification /lay ten'seuh fi kay"sheuhn/, n.
/lay ten"seuh fuy'/, v.t., latensified, latensifying. Photog.
to increase the developability of (the latent image on a film or plate) after exposure.
[1935-40; LA(TENT) + (IN)TENSIFY, modeled on latensification, b. LATENT and INTENSIFICATION]

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  • latensify — latensification /lay ten seuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. /lay ten seuh fuy /, v.t., latensified, latensifying. Photog. to increase the developability of (the latent image on a film or plate) after exposure. [1935 40; LA(TENT) + (IN)TENSIFY, modeled on… …   Universalium

  • latensify — la·ten·si·fy …   English syllables

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