See also: Initiator

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

initiate +‎ -or

NounEdit

initiator (plural initiators)

  1. One who initiates.
  2. (chemistry) A substance that initiates a chain reaction or polymerization.
  3. (computing) A task (in a mainframe computer) that initiates multiple jobs.
  4. (medicine) A material whose presence in the body eventually leads to cancer.

TranslationsEdit

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

initiātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of initiō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of initiō

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