Definition of SENSITIZE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make sensitive to a drug or allergen; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion; "sensitize the photographic film" ;

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