noun. (chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction.
- -er (English)
- -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
- sensitize (English)
- -ize (English)
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.