Definitions for: Solarize


[v] 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"
[v] overexpose to sunlight; of photographic film
[v] become overepxosed, of photographic film
[v] photography: 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



Webster (1913) Definition: So"lar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solarized; p. pr. &
vb. n. Solarizing.] (Photog.)
To injure by too long exposure to the light of the sun in the
camera; to burn.


So"lar*ize, v. i. (Photog.)
To become injured by undue or too long exposure to the sun's
rays in the camera.

Synonyms: insolate, solarise, sun

See Also: change, develop, expose, overexpose

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