passivator

noun
pas·​si·​va·​tor
plural -s

Definition of passivator

: a substance (as a chromate) that passivates especially by forming a protective film on a metal

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History and Etymology for passivator

passivate + -or

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“Passivator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passivator. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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