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so·lar·ize

 (sō′lə-rīz′)
v. so·lar·ized, so·lar·iz·ing, so·lar·iz·es
v.tr.
To affect by exposing to the sun's rays.
v.intr.
To be overexposed. Used of photographic film.

so′lar·i·za′tion (-lər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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solarize

(ˈsəʊləˌraɪz) or

solarise

vb (tr)
1. (General Physics) to treat by exposure to the sun's rays
2. (Photography) photog to reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light after developing and washing, and then redeveloping
3. (Medicine) to expose (a patient) to the therapeutic effects of solar or ultraviolet light
ˌsolariˈzation, ˌsolariˈsation n
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so•lar•ize

(ˈsoʊ ləˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to reverse (a photographic image) by exposure to light during development.
2. to expose to or affect by sunlight.
[1850–55]
so`lar•i•za′tion, n.
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solarize


Past participle: solarized
Gerund: solarizing

Imperative
solarize
solarize
Present
I solarize
you solarize
he/she/it solarizes
we solarize
you solarize
they solarize
Preterite
I solarized
you solarized
he/she/it solarized
we solarized
you solarized
they solarized
Present Continuous
I am solarizing
you are solarizing
he/she/it is solarizing
we are solarizing
you are solarizing
they are solarizing
Present Perfect
I have solarized
you have solarized
he/she/it has solarized
we have solarized
you have solarized
they have solarized
Past Continuous
I was solarizing
you were solarizing
he/she/it was solarizing
we were solarizing
you were solarizing
they were solarizing
Past Perfect
I had solarized
you had solarized
he/she/it had solarized
we had solarized
you had solarized
they had solarized
Future
I will solarize
you will solarize
he/she/it will solarize
we will solarize
you will solarize
they will solarize
Future Perfect
I will have solarized
you will have solarized
he/she/it will have solarized
we will have solarized
you will have solarized
they will have solarized
Future Continuous
I will be solarizing
you will be solarizing
he/she/it will be solarizing
we will be solarizing
you will be solarizing
they will be solarizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been solarizing
you have been solarizing
he/she/it has been solarizing
we have been solarizing
you have been solarizing
they have been solarizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been solarizing
you will have been solarizing
he/she/it will have been solarizing
we will have been solarizing
you will have been solarizing
they will have been solarizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been solarizing
you had been solarizing
he/she/it had been solarizing
we had been solarizing
you had been solarizing
they had been solarizing
Conditional
I would solarize
you would solarize
he/she/it would solarize
we would solarize
you would solarize
they would solarize
Past Conditional
I would have solarized
you would have solarized
he/she/it would have solarized
we would have solarized
you would have solarized
they would have solarized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.solarize - reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
solarise, solarize - overexpose to sunlight; "be careful not to solarize the photographic film"
solarise, solarize - become overexposed; "The film solarized"
develop - make visible by means of chemical solutions; "Please develop this roll of film for me"
2.solarize - become overexposed; "The film solarized"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
solarise, solarize - overexpose to sunlight; "be careful not to solarize the photographic film"
solarise, solarize - reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it
3.solarize - overexpose to sunlight; "be careful not to solarize the photographic film"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
overexpose - expose to too much light; "the photographic film was overexposed and there is no image"
solarise, solarize - become overexposed; "The film solarized"
solarise, solarize - reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it
4.solarize - expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun; "insolated paper may turn yellow and crumble"; "These herbs suffer when sunned"
expose - expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
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