to render .
Photography. to render (a film or the like) to light or other forms of radiant energy.
Immunology. to render to an antigenic substance.
to become sensitized.
To sensitize, immerse the silk in a 20 grain solution of silver nitrate for about sixteen minutes.
Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie
Use unglazed writing-paper, and sensitize a strip at the top a little larger than the picture to be printed on it.
Harper’s Round Table, September 10, 1895 Various
To sensitize the plates I employ a bath of bichromate of potash of six per cent, and again dry them.
Scientific American, Vol. XLIII.–No. 1. [New Series.], July 3, 1880 Various
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.
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