Latent in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Latent

existing or present but concealed or inactive

Examples of Latent in a sentence

The detective asked the lab technician to search the room for latent fingerprints. 🔊

If Janet is anything like her mother, she will show a latent skill for singing when she reaches her teenage years.  🔊

The latent tension between the two brothers came to a head when the older brother punched his sibling in the face. 🔊

Hopefully the music retreat will allow me to find the latent talents inside of me.  🔊

Even though the volcano is quiet right now, it is still a source of latent heat.  🔊

The purpose of the software patch is to prevent latent bugs from appearing in the program at a later date.  🔊

When the builders dug into the ground, they discovered a latent source of oil.  🔊

The doctor does not know why the infection remained latent in your body for so long without revealing any symptoms.  🔊

With the art expert’s assistance, I was able to see the painter’s latent pattern of hiding birds in every picture.  🔊

Miriam hopes to show off her latent photography skills in her first exhibit next month.  🔊

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