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  Definition of Solarize
  1. 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"
  2. overexpose to sunlight; "be careful not to solarize the photographic film"
  3. become overepxosed; "The film solarized"
  4. 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
Similar Words: sun, insolate, solarise

 

Grouped Verbs: solarise

 

Derivational Morphology: solarization, solarisation, sunstroke, insolation, thermic fever, siriasis, heliotherapy, sunlight, sunshine, sun

 

 
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