ALL meanings of activator

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  • noun activator a thing or person that activates 3
  • noun activator a substance used to induce or accelerate a chemical reaction 3
  • noun activator sb or sth that activates 1
  • noun activator chemistry: catalyst 1
  • noun activator One who, or that which, activates. 1
  • noun activator a person or thing that activates. 1
  • noun activator Chemistry, Biochemistry. a catalyst. 1
  • noun activator any impurity in a mineral that causes luminescence. Compare inhibitor (def 3). 1
  • noun activator Orthodontics. a removable appliance, usually of hard plastic, that is worn in the mouth instead of a fixed appliance to help align the teeth and improve the relationship of the lower jaw to the upper. 1
  • noun activator (chemistry) Something that activates a catalyst. 0
  • noun activator (biology) Any chemical or agent which regulates one or more genes by increasing the rate of transcription. 0
  • noun activator (biology) A type of effector that increases the rate of enzyme-mediated reactions. 0
  • noun activator A type of dopant used in phosphors and scintillators. 0
  • noun activator (mining) An agent that enables the flotation of a mineral or minerals. 0
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