latensify

[ ley-ten-suh-fahy ]
/ leɪˈtɛn səˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), la·ten·si·fied, la·ten·si·fy·ing.Photography.

to increase the developability of (the latent image on a film or plate) after exposure.

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Origin of latensify

1935–40; la(tent) + (in)tensify, modeled on latensification, a blend of latent and intensification

OTHER WORDS FROM latensify

la·ten·si·fi·ca·tion [ley-ten-suh-fi-key-shuhn], /leɪˌtɛn sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun
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