[ 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.

Origin of latensify

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

Related forms

la·ten·si·fi·ca·tion [ley-ten-suh-fi-key-shuh n] /leɪˌtɛn sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019