la·​ten·​si·​fi·​ca·​tion lā-ˌten(t)-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce latensification (audio)
: intensification of a latent photographic image by chemical treatment or exposure to light of low intensity

Word History


blend of latent entry 1 and intensification

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of latensification was in 1940

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“Latensification.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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