latent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word latent

(adj) potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
Example Sentence
  • a latent fingerprint
  • latent talent

(adj) (pathology) not presently active
Example Sentence
  • latent infection
  • latent diabetes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for latent

regroup the words and spell it as talent.. many people have POTENTIAL(talent..)but undeveloped..where as some people HIDE their talent..
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by kvsharat

Latent heat can be seen as heat which is "HIDDEN".
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by gnaveen987

when u lay in tent u become hidden to anyone outside.
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by m4mohil

late entry maarega
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by friendofafriend

late+ent - which wil be active late...
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by santosh reddy

someone with LATENT TALENT is called a LATE bloomer.
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by dshefman

Relate it to LATENT HEAT in physics....simple
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by manoj_gre

saLA TENT mein so ra hai
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by friendofafriend

lack(not presently) of tent-talent
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by nihal

latent = late + nt; late night it will rise now it is in sleping mode.
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by shaktipada

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