OTHER WORDS FROM activatornon·ac·ti·va·tor, noun
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Just like with color, fluorescence in minerals is often the product of impurities, called activators.How minerals and rocks reflect rainbows, glow in the dark, and otherwise blow your mind|Lauren Leffer|June 28, 2021|Popular-Science
Before you add activator, have a plan for holding the pieces together if you’re dealing with separate pieces.
The color will change very little after the activator is added, Geronimo said.
Once you mix in the activator, you’ll have five to 15 minutes of working time.
The adhesive should be fully set in 15 to 40 minutes, depending on the temperature, how much activator you used and how much material you mixed.
TA-65, the new study claims, is a “telomerase activator”—that is, it turns on telomerase in cells.New Anti-Aging Pill Under Fire|Thea Singer|April 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The Black Doctor closed his eyes wearily and flipped an activator switch.Contamination Crew|Alan Edward Nourse
I call him Homo Causacadere, the fall causer, whose activator is hostility.I Was a Teen-Age Secret Weapon|Richard Sabia
Finally, he poked the activator bar, and watched as the machine spat out tape.The Players|Everett B. Cole
They may have been, and the use of the activator may have been extorted from one of them.Temple Trouble|Henry Beam Piper
Skordran Kirv used a door-activator to slide open a hidden door.Time Crime|H. Beam Piper