Definition of peptizer in English:

peptizer

noun

Chemistry
  • A substance which causes peptization, or which serves to prevent the coagulation of a colloid suspension; specifically a catalyst used to facilitate the process of mastication or vulcanization of rubber, by preventing the recombination of broken polymer chains.

Origin

1930s. From peptize + -er.

Pronunciation

peptizer

/ˈpɛptʌɪzə/