cross-linker

[ kraws-lingk-ker, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌlɪŋk kər, ˈkrɒs- /

noun Chemistry.

a substance or agent, such as radiation, that induces the formation of cross-links.

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Origin of cross-linker

First recorded in 1980–85; cross-link + -er1
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