supersensitize

transitive verb su·per·sensitize \"+\

Definition of supersensitize

  1. 1 :  hypersensitize

  2. 2a :  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 :  to increase the speed of (an emulsion) by means of a chemical

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Origin and Etymology of supersensitize

supersensitive + -ize


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