Sensitising Sensitively

Sensitive

Meanings and phrases

sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. responsive to physical stimuli
  2. being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
  3. able to feel or perceive; sensible
  4. hurting; sore; raw; tender
  5. of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security

sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; medium; spiritualist

highly sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. readily affected by various agents
E.g.
  • It is also highly sensitive to light, which is its primary synchronization.
  • He was highly sensitive to noise and preferred absolute quiet when writing.
  • Mosquitoes are also highly sensitive to changes in precipitation and humidity.

sensitive fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. beautiful spreading fern of eastern North America and eastern Asia naturalized in western Europe; pinnately divided fronds show a slight tendency to fold when touched; pinnules enclose groups of sori in beadlike lobes; bead fern; Onoclea sensibilis

sensitive pea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch; sometimes placed in genus Cassia; partridge pea; wild sensitive plant; Chamaecrista fasciculata; Cassia fasciculata

sensitive plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled; touch-me-not; shame plant; live-and-die; humble plant; action plant; Mimosa pudica
  2. semi-climbing prickly evergreen shrub of tropical America having compound leaves sensitive to light and touch; Mimosa sensitiva

wild sensitive plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch; sometimes placed in genus Cassia; partridge pea; sensitive pea; Chamaecrista fasciculata; Cassia fasciculata

more sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cobalt-based catalysts are more sensitive than their iron counterparts.
  • The more sensitive the detector, the narrower its optimal working point.
  • The Advanced Virgo aims to be 10 times more sensitive than the initial Virgo.

very sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In contrast, P−2 is very sensitive to steric factors.
  • Although tough, an elephant's skin is very sensitive.
  • Chocolate is very sensitive to temperature and humidity.

sensitive information

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • facilitating confidential exchange of sensitive information.
  • The controversy around the public disclosure of sensitive information is not new.
  • Unauthorized access is a concern and can result in users gaining access to sensitive information.

most sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • SQUIDs are the most sensitive magnetic sensors known.
  • The most sensitive thing we do.
  • Of the MRI sequences, diffuse-weighted imaging sequences are most sensitive.

less sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It could have been portrayed in a less sensitive light.
  • It is less sensitive than pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN).
  • 61 MHz when protium is at 400 MHz) and is much less sensitive.

extremely sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She loves music and is extremely sensitive to sound.
  • "P. hastatus" has an extremely sensitive sense of smell.
  • Its ears are pointy and triangular, and extremely sensitive.

politically sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is particularly true for lawyers who take up politically sensitive cases.
  • In Francoist Spain Maravall avoided some of the more politically sensitive topics of his work.
  • Deemed too politically sensitive, the scene was re-edited and the branded posterior featured "SB" (for Shaw Brothers) instead.

sensitive areas

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These are sensitive areas because they protect public drinking water.
  • There are other special procedures used in sensitive areas which reduce the power of Parliament.
  • The goal of the plan is to mitigate human impacts to ecologically sensitive areas within the park.

sensitive data

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • If encryption keys are not managed and stored properly, highly sensitive data may be leaked.
  • This naturally implies that the threat of sensitive data loss is minimised through salting hashes.
  • The act of storing large amounts of sensitive data on physical storage media naturally raises concerns of security and theft.

environmentally sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The forest is protected as a section of the environmentally sensitive Pine Barrens.
  • It has not yet determined how this will be done in the most environmentally sensitive fashion.
  • The area is environmentally sensitive, especially the reed beds on the north bank and the flora and fauna of Yellow Island in the middle of the river.

particularly sensitive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This type of construction is particularly sensitive to earthquakes.
  • Compact fluorescent lamps are particularly sensitive to switching cycles.
  • Pre-clinical studies suggest that T-cells are particularly sensitive to nelarabine.

sensitive issues

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film was noted for creating social awareness on sensitive issues such as rape and domestic violence.
  • Opposition to the goals of Hitler is a moral touchstone that has implications for several sensitive issues.
  • Weiquan lawyers have also challenged the application of state secret laws, which are sometimes used to prosecute individuals who disseminate information on politically sensitive issues.
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