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1. sensitizer

noun. (chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction.

Synonyms

  • activator

Antonyms

  • anticatalyst
  • antioxidant

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sensitize (English)
  • -ize (English)

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Sentences with sensitizer


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is because formaldehyde is a skin sensitizer, and once a person is sensitized to formaldehyde, contact with even a small amount of formaldehyde in any form can cause an outbreak of dermatitis.

2. Verb, base form
Add 2 tablespoons of water to sensitizer and shake well.

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