Definition of Photometry

1. Noun. Measurement of the properties of light (especially luminous intensity).

Generic synonyms: Measure, Measurement, Measuring, Mensuration
Specialized synonyms: Cytophotometry
Derivative terms: Photometrical



Definition of Photometry

1. n. That branch of science which treats of the measurement of the intensity of light.

Definition of Photometry

1. Noun. (physics) the measurement of various aspects of light, especially its intensity ¹

2. Noun. (astronomy) the measurement of the intensity and spectrum of light from stars ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Photometry

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Medical Definition of Photometry

1. The measurement of the intensity of light. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photometry

photomechanochemistry
photomedicine
photomeson
photomesons
photometer
photometered
photometering
photometers
photometric
photometrical
photometrically
photometrician
photometricians
photometries
photometrist
photometry (current term)
photomicrograph
photomicrographs
photomicrography
photomicroscope
photomicroscopes
photomontage
photomontages
photomorphogenesis
photomorphogenic
photomosaic
photomosaics
photomultiplier
photomultiplier tube
photomultipliers

Literary usage of Photometry

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1. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Frederic Harrison (1896)
"It is clear what our present photometry must be, after such treatment as this. ... The only part of photometry which has, as yet, any scientific consistency ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"The authors propose two conditions to be fulfilled by any satisfactory method of photometry, and submit their method 1 Ferree, CE, and Rand, Gertrude: 'A ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1895)
"Many of the methods of photometry which have been long in use for measuring the intensity of light from gas flames have required modification when applied ..."

4. Lectures: On Illuminating Engineering Delivered at the Johns Hopkins by Johns Hopkins University, Illuminating Engineering Society (1911)
"LECTURE I Definition and Scope photometry is broadly defined as the science of the measurement of light. Ordinarily the name has been used to refer to the ..."

5. Harvard Psychological Studies by Harvard Psychological Laboratory (1913)
"As one of the most important examples of the former variety of method we have photometry; as a typical example of the latter method,, radiometry. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1899)
"THE photometry OF THE ENCLOSED ALTERNATING ARC. BY CHARLES V. MATTHEWS, ... Arc light photometry, in so far as it involves the mere determination of ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1912)
"The next business is the reading of a paper on "A Survey of American Gas photometry," by Mr. CO Bond. MR. CO BOND : It is hardly right to call this a Survey ..."

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