actinism

  • 1Actinism — is a property of radiation (particularly solar radiation) that leads to the production of photochemical effects. Actinism is derived from Greek with the meaning a radiant force . The word actinism seems to be used particularly in terms of imaging …

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  • 2actinism — actinísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ACTINÍSM s.n. (fiz.) Proprietate a anumitor raze luminoase de a avea un efect chimic intens. [< fr. actinisme]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.10.2004. Sursa: DN  ACTINÍSM …

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  • 3Actinism — Ac tin*ism, n. [Gr. ?, ? ray.] The property of radiant energy (found chiefly in solar or electric light) by which chemical changes are produced, as in photography. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4actinism — [ak′tin iz΄əm] n. [ ACTIN + ISM] that property of ultraviolet light, X rays, or other radiations, by which chemical changes are produced …

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  • 5actinism — aktiniškumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Elektromagnetinės spinduliuotės geba šviesai jautriame fotografinės medžiagos sluoksnyje sukelti fotocheminę reakciją. atitikmenys: angl. actinism rus. актиничность …

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  • 6actinism — /ak teuh niz euhm/, n. the property of radiation by which chemical effects are produced. [1835 45; ACTIN + ISM] * * * …

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  • 7Actinism — Актиничность …

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  • 8actinism — ac·ti·nism ak tə .niz əm n the actinic property of radiant energy * * * ac·ti·nism (akґtĭ niz əm) [aktin + ism] the property of radiant energy that produces chemical changes, as in photography or heliotherapy; called also actinicity …

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  • 9ACTINISM —    the chemical action of sunlight …

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  • 10actinism — n. element in radiant energy which produces photochemical activity …

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  • 11actinism — ac·ti·nism …

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  • 12actinism — ac•tin•ism [[t]ˈæk təˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. phs chem. the property of radiation by which chemical effects are produced • Etymology: 1835–45; < Gkaktīn , s. ofaktis(see actino ) + ism …

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  • 13actinism — /ˈæktənɪzəm/ (say aktuhnizuhm) noun the action or the property of radiant energy of producing chemical changes. {actin(o) (def. 1) + ism} …

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  • 14actinism —   n. property of solar radiation of causing chemical change.    ♦ actinic, a.;    ♦ actinic glass, glass opaque to actinic rays …

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  • 15actinism — n. the property of short wave radiation that produces chemical changes, as in photography. Derivatives: actinic adj. Etymology: Gk aktis inos ray …

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  • 16actinic — adjective relating to or exhibiting actinism • Pertains to noun: ↑actinism • Derivationally related forms: ↑actinism …

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  • 17actinochemistry — |aktə(ˌ)nōˈ noun ( es) Etymology: actin + chemistry : chemistry in its relations to actinism : photochemistry * * * actinochemical /ak tin oh kem i keuhl, ak teuh noh /, adj. /ak tin oh kem euh stree, ak teuh noh /, n. the branch of chemistry… …

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  • 18actinology — ˌaktəˈnäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary actin + logy 1. : a science that deals with actinism and photochemical effects 2. : correspondence of similar parts of a radiate animal (as of the different actinomeres) :… …

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  • 19Actinic — Ac*tin ic, a. Of or pertaining to actinism; as, actinic rays. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20Actino-chemistry — Ac ti*no chem is*try, n. Chemistry in its relations to actinism. Draper. [1913 Webster] …

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