Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which sensitizes; specifically, in photography, the chemical agent or bath by which films or substances are rendered sensitive to light.
- n. Same as amboceptor.
- n. Any agent that sensitizes something.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Photog.) An agent that sensitizes.
- n. (chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction
- sensitize + -er (Wiktionary)
“The sensitizer is a mixture of 90\% dark flake aluminium powder, 5\% Titanium and 5\% zirconium hydroxide.”
“Among them: danger-poison, corrosive, severely irritating, highly flammable, highly combustible or strong sensitizer.”
““This effect suggests smoking marijuana (at least in relatively low doses) may act as a primer, or sensitizer, in the airways to amplify the adverse effects of tobacco on respiratory health,” he says.”
“It's the most natural insulin sensitizer there is.”
““This effect suggests smoking marijuana at least in relatively low doses may act as a primer, or sensitizer, in the airways to amplify the adverse effects of tobacco on respiratory health,” he says.”
“But Clorox says its products are safe and points to an analysis published by the U. K.'s Health and Safety Executive in 1997 that concluded there wasn't enough evidence to classify the chemical as a respiratory sensitizer.”
“Aspartame is a ELF electromagnetic wave sensitizer, and induces phasic brain and peripheral nerve entrainment to fire neurons to external pulsed magnetic field effects.”
“Formaldehyde is highly irritating, acts as a potent sensitizer, and is known to cause cancer in humans.”
“The Consumer Product Safety Commission only regulates and requires labeling for household cleaners based on these hazard categories: toxic, flammable, caustic, irritant, sensitizer, carcinogen, nerve or reproductive toxin.”
“The CPSC requires a warning label on a consumer product which is toxic, corrosive, irritant, or sensitizer.”
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