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An image on an exposed film or print that has not yet been made visible by developing.
- ‘In order to see the latent image in the film, the image first must be treated or developed.’
- ‘The causes and means of his degeneration are thus present as latent images from the very beginning.’
- ‘Talbot renewed his efforts and discovered, as Daguerre had, the concept of ‘developing’ a latent image by exposing the negative to various chemicals.’
- ‘The latent images formed were developed chemically and fixed.’
- ‘Dry toner is then developed on the latent image, which is subsequently transferred to paper and fused at high temperatures to fix the image.’
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