Meaning of sensitize

sen•si•tize

Pronunciation: (sen'si-tīz"), [key]
— v., -tized, -tiz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to render sensitive.
  2. to render (a film or the like) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy.
  3. to render sensitive to an antigenic substance.
—v.i.
  1. to become sensitized.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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