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English verb: solarise

1. solarise (perception) 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


Synonymssolarize


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)develop


Verb groupsolarise, solarise, solarize, solarize


Domain categoryphotography, picture taking

2. solarise (perception) become overexposed


SamplesThe film solarized.


Synonymssolarize


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupsolarise, solarise, solarize, solarize


Domain categoryphotography, picture taking

3. solarise (perception) overexpose to sunlight


SamplesBe careful not to solarize the photographic film.


Synonymssolarize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)overexpose


Verb groupsolarise, solarise, solarize, solarize


Domain categoryphotography, picture taking

4. solarise (perception) expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun


SamplesInsolated paper may turn yellow and crumble.
These herbs suffer when sunned.


Synonymsinsolate, solarize, sun


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)expose









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