Definition of Actinic radiation

1. Noun. Electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinic Radiation

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actinia
actiniae
actinian
actinians
actiniarian
actinias
actinic
actinic cheilitis
actinic conjunctivitis
actinic dermatitis
actinic granuloma
actinic keratitis
actinic keratosis
actinic prurigo
actinic radiation (current term)
actinic ray
actinic reticuloid
actinically
actinide
actinide elements
actinide series
actinides
actinidic
actinidic acid
actinidin
actinidine
actiniferous
actiniform
actinin

Literary usage of Actinic radiation

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1. The Nature of Animal Light by Edmund Newton Harvey (1920)
"... ie, visible radiation divided by total (heat, visible, actinic) radiation; (2) by considering, in addition to visible radiation -7- total radiation, ..."

2. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1849)
"... and a diminished quantity of the chemical or actinic radiation might be secured at will without interfering with the heat^giving principle, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1908)
"... of the light waves in it, it does reduce the amplitude or energy-carrying capacity of both long and short waves, ie, of low heat and actinic radiation. ..."

4. A Text Book of the Principles of Physics by Alfred Daniell (1895)
"The intensity of actinic radiation may be estimated by observing the depth of tint produced in a piece of photographic paper exposed for a given time. ..."

5. The Photographic News edited by Sir William Crookes, G Wharton Simpson (1859)
"... exposed for a few minutes to the direct rays of the sun hissed as if it had been poured on red-hot iron. The amount of actinic radiation on Tuesday, ..."

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