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la·tent

 (lāt′nt)
adj.
1. Present or potential but not evident or active: latent talent. See Synonyms at inactive.
2. Medicine Present but not symptomatic: a latent virus.
3. Biology Being in a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes: a latent bud.
4. Psychology Present and accessible in the unconscious mind but not consciously expressed.
n.
A fingerprint that is not apparent to the eye but can be made sufficiently visible, as by dusting or fuming, for use in identification.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin latēns, latent-, present participle of latēre, to lie hidden.]

la′tent·ly adv.

latent

(ˈleɪtənt)
adj
1. potential but not obvious or explicit
2. (Botany) (of buds, spores, etc) dormant
3. (Pathology) pathol (esp of an infectious disease) not yet revealed or manifest
4. (Pathology) (of a virus) inactive in the host cell, its nucleic acid being integrated into, and replicated with, the host cell's DNA
5. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal relating to that part of a dream expressive of repressed desires: latent content. Compare manifest2
[C17: from Latin latēnt-, from latens present participle of latēre to lie hidden]
ˈlatency, ˈlatence n
ˈlatently adv

la•tent

(ˈleɪt nt)

adj.
1. present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential: latent ability.
2. (of an infectious agent or disease) remaining in an inactive or hidden phase; dormant.
[1610–20; < Latin latent-, s. of latēns, present participle of latēre to lie hidden]
la′tent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.latent - potentially existing but not presently evident or realized; "a latent fingerprint"; "latent talent"
potential, possible - existing in possibility; "a potential problem"; "possible uses of nuclear power"
2.latent - (pathology) not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
inactive - (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

latent

adjective hidden, secret, concealed, invisible, lurking, veiled, inherent, unseen, dormant, undeveloped, quiescent, immanent, unrealized, unexpressed Advertisements attempt to project a latent meaning behind an overt message.
developed, expressed, obvious, realized, apparent, evident, manifest, conspicuous

latent

adjective
1. Capable of being but not yet in existence:
2. Existing in a temporarily inactive form or state:
Translations
كامِن، مُسْتَتِر
utajený
latent
lappangó
dulinn, leyndur
paslėptas
latents, apslēpts

latent

[ˈleɪtənt] ADJ [heat] → latente; [tendency] → implícito
latent defectdefecto m latente

latent

[ˈleɪtənt] adj
[heat] → latent(e)
[power, feeling] → latent(e)
latent defect → vice m caché

latent

adjlatent; strength alsoverborgen; artistic talent, ability alsoverborgen, versteckt; heat alsogebunden; energyungenutzt; the evil which is latent in all mendas in jedem Menschen latent vorhandene Böse; latent period/phase (Med, Psych) → Latenzperiode/-phase f

latent

[ˈleɪtnt] adjlatente

latent

(ˈleitənt) adjective
hidden or undeveloped, but capable of being developed. a latent talent for music.

la·tent

a. latente, presente pero no activo-a; sin síntomas aparentes; sin manifestación.

latent

adj latente
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