To sensitize, immerse the silk in a 20 grain solution of silver nitrate for about sixteen minutes.
Use unglazed writing-paper, and sensitize a strip at the top a little larger than the picture to be printed on it.
To sensitize the plates I employ a bath of bichromate of potash of six per cent, and again dry them.
sensitize sen·si·tize (sěn'sĭ-tīz')
v. sen·si·tized, sen·si·tiz·ing, sen·si·tiz·es
To make hypersensitive or reactive to an antigen, such as pollen, especially by repeated exposure.