supersensitize


supersensitize
supersensitization, n.supersensitizer, n.
/sooh'peuhr sen"si tuyz'/, v.t., supersensitized, supersensitizing.
to render or make supersensitive.
Also, esp. Brit., supersensitise.
[SUPER- + SENSIT(IVE) + -IZE]

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  • supersensitize — su·per·sensitize …   English syllables

  • supersensitize — su per•sen′si•tize v. t. ized, iz•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • supersensitize — “+ transitive verb Etymology: supersensitive + ize 1. : hypersensitize 2. a. : to increase the sensitizing effect of (a dye) by using with another dye or compound so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their separate effects b …   Useful english dictionary

  • supersensitise — /supəˈsɛnsətaɪz/ (say soohpuh sensuhtuyz) verb (t) (supersensitised, supersensitising) to make supersensitive. Also, supersensitize. –supersensitisation /ˌsupəsɛnsətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say .soohpuhsensuhtuy zayshuhn), noun –supersensitiser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • supersensitizer — “+ noun Etymology: supersensitize + er : a dye or other compound used in photography to increase the sensitizing effect of a dye …   Useful english dictionary


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