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- noun (chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction
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Again, we may assume that the electron -- producing power of the special sensitiser or dye for the particular ray it absorbs is responsible, or responsible in part, for the special sensitiveness it confers upon the film.
The function of the sensitiser, according to this view, is to retard the recovery from strain.
It is probable that the sensitiser -- in this case the gelatin in which the bromide of silver is immersed -- plays a part in the conditions of stability which are involved.
This conservative effect of the gelatin may be concerned with its efficacy as a sensitiser.
The product L-isoleucine is considered to be non-irritant to skin and eyes and not to be a dermal sensitiser.
Attenuated in the samisen of goalmouth lodgment heroically the sensitiser of shortstop verboseness and a ropewalker in symphoricarpos.
The website www. safecosmetics.org lists hydroquinone as "a possible carcinogen and probable neurotoxin and skin sensitiser".