Synonym: covered, hidden, underlying. Similar words: patent, late, tent, plate, later, relate, lately, threaten. Meaning: ['leɪtənt] adj. 1. potentially existing but not presently evident or realized 2. not presently active.
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1 It may also appeal to the latent chauvinism of many ordinary people.
2 Recent developments in the area have brought latent ethnic tension out into the open.
3 How long is its latent period?
4 Without training, his musical talent remained latent.
5 We cannot find latent dangers.
6 These children have a huge reserve of latent talent.
7 The European states retained a latent capability to menace Britain's own security.
8 The virus remains latent in the body for many years.
9 Advertisements attempt to project a latent meaning behind an overt message.
10 We're trying to bring out the latent artistic talents that many people possess without realising it.
11 Police experts found latent fingerprints on the glass.
12 I decide that he is a latent mathematical genius.
13 But the latent inhibition effect did not generalize.
14 The status of latent inhibition was assessed in a final stage of training that immediately followed the habituation test.
15 Latent inhibition was still found to be attenuated by the change of context.
16 In this case,[www.Sentencedict.com] latent inhibition and habituation would indeed reduce to essentially the same thing.
17 Everyone has that latent power within him, although most of us never make use of it throughout our lives.
18 When tested after 21 days, however, the latent inhibition effect produced by pre-exposure to saccharin has disappeared.
19 Latent inhibition will show context-specificity when the only training given has been non-reinforced presentations of the stimulus in a given context.
20 All these strands of thought fulfil a latent function for the housewife.
21 Pan music, the latent harmony in metal, resurrected from debris on the wharves and refineries of Trinidad by illiterate laborers.
22 Children are far from immune to the virus of cruelty that is latent in all human beings.
23 The discovery of an effect with such a long latent period was no mean feat of epidemiology.
24 There is no evidence that stress causes addiction as such although a stressful life event may trigger latent addictive disease.
25 Clearly, this aspect of our account of habituation is not enough in itself to explain the latent inhibition effect.
26 Lieutenant Richards will tell you that each of the weapons was carefully handled to preserve any possible latent fingerprints.
27 Most of the relevant experimental evidence on this issue comes not from studies of latent inhibition but from investigations of conditioning itself.
28 There are many more ways the ornamental gardener can satisfy a latent urge to produce food.
29 Neither of these alternatives excludes the possibility that a change in associability might also play a part on generating latent inhibition.
30 Similar studies of intestinal antibodies might facilitate the detection of latent coeliac disease in other situations.
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