accentuator

accentuator

[ak-sen-choo-ey-ter]
noun
1.
Electronics. a circuit or network inserted to provide less loss or greater gain to certain frequencies in an audio spectrum, as a preemphasis spectrum.
2.
a person or thing that accentuates.

Origin:
1875–80; accentuate + -or2

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accentuator ac·cen·tu·a·tor (āk-sěn'chōō-ā'tər)
n.
A substance, such as aniline, that allows an otherwise impossible combination between a histologic element and a stain.

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