[sen-si-tahyz] /ˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), sensitized, sensitizing.
to render .
Photography. to render (a film or the like) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy.
Immunology. to render sensitive to an antigenic substance.
verb (used without object), sensitized, sensitizing.
to become sensitized.
to make or become sensitive
(transitive) to render (an individual) sensitive to a drug, allergen, etc
(transitive) (photog) to make (a material) sensitive to light or to other actinic radiation, esp to light of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion often containing special chemicals, such as dyes
1856, in photography; see sensitive + -ize. Of persons from 1880. Related: Sensitized; sensitizing.
sensitize sen·si·tize (sěn’sĭ-tīz’)
v. sen·si·tized, sen·si·tiz·ing, sen·si·tiz·es
To make hypersensitive or reactive to an antigen, such as pollen, especially by repeated exposure.
[ri-pleys] /rɪˈpleɪs/ verb (used with object), replaced, replacing. 1. to assume the former role, position, or function of; substitute for (a person or thing): Electricity has replaced gas in lighting. 2. to provide a substitute or equivalent in the of: to replace a broken dish. 3. to restore; return; make good: to replace a sum […]
[sep-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of separating or the state of being separated. 2. a place, line, or point of parting. 3. a gap, hole, rent, or the like. 4. something that separates or divides. 5. Law. 6. Aerospace. the time or act of releasing a burned-out stage of […]
- Non seq.
1. . abbreviation 1. non sequitur Latin non sequitur (it does not follow)
[si-kwen-shuh l] /sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl/ adjective 1. characterized by regular of parts. 2. following; subsequent; consequent. /sɪˈkwɛnʃəl/ adjective 1. characterized by or having a regular sequence 2. another word for sequent adj. 1816, from Late Latin sequentia (see sequence) + -al (1). Related: Sequentially.