[puh-ten-shee-eyt] /pəˈtɛn ʃiˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), potentiated, potentiating.
to cause to be potent; make powerful.
to increase the effectiveness of; intensify.
to cause to be potent
(med) to increase (the individual action or effectiveness) of two drugs by administering them in combination with each other
1817 (Coleridge) “endow with power,” from Latin potentia “power, might, force” (see potential) + -ate (2) on model of German potenzieren. Related: Potentiated; potentiating; potentiation.
potentiate po·ten·ti·ate (pə-těn’shē-āt’)
v. po·ten·ti·at·ed, po·ten·ti·at·ing, po·ten·ti·ates
/ˌpəʊtənˈtɪlə/ noun 1. any rosaceous plant or shrub of the N temperate genus Potentilla, having five-petalled flowers See also cinquefoil (sense 1), silverweed (sense 1), tormentil
[puh-ten-shee-om-i-ter] /pəˌtɛn ʃiˈɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Electricity. 1. a device for measuring electromotive force or potential difference by comparison with a known voltage. 2. . /pəˌtɛnʃɪˈɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for determining a potential difference or electromotive force by measuring the fraction of it that balances a standard electromotive force 2. a device with three […]
[puh-ten-shee-om-i-ter] /pəˌtɛn ʃiˈɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Electricity. 1. a device for measuring electromotive force or potential difference by comparison with a known voltage. 2. . /pəˌtɛnʃɪəˈmɛtrɪk/ adjective 1. (chem) (of a titration) having the end point determined by a change in potential of an electrode immersed in the solution /pəˌtɛnʃɪˈɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for […]
- Potentiometric surface
potentiometric surface (pə-těn’shē-ə-mět’rĭk) A hypothetical surface representing the level to which groundwater would rise if not trapped in a confined aquifer (an aquifer in which the water is under pressure because of an impermeable layer above it that keeps it from seeking its level). The potentiometric surface is equivalent to the water table in an […]