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To process an exposed photographic or radiographic film in order to turn the latent image into a permanent one.
[O.Fr. desveloper, to unwrap, fr. voloper, to wrap]
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1. To progress from earlier to later stages of a life cycle.
2. To aid in the growth of; strengthen.
3. To grow by degrees into a more advanced or mature state.
4. To become affected with a disease; contract.
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(dē-vel'ŏp, dĕ-velŏp)
To process an exposed photographic or radiographic film to render a latent image permanent.
[O.Fr. desveloper, to unwrap, fr. voloper, to wrap]
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