latensify

latensify

[ley-ten-suh-fahy]
verb (used with object), latensified, latensifying. Photography.
to increase the developability of (the latent image on a film or plate) after exposure.

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

latensification [ley-ten-suh-fi-key-shuhn] , noun
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