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actinic radiation

Definition of the noun actinic radiation

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  1. electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions

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Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

actinic radiation Radiation that can cause a chemical reaction; ...

Google previewDictionary of Physics (2010)

by Sanjay Yadav

actinic radiation: Radiation that can cause a chemical reaction; for example, ultraviolet radiation is actinic. actinometer: An instrument for measuring the intensity of radiation. action: An ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

actinic radiation CH3COO–. If two species are related by loss or gain or a proton they are described as conjugate. So, in this example, CH3COO– is the conjugate base of the acid CH3COOH and CH3COOH is the conjugate acid of the base ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

actinic radiation needed to neutralize this acid. Fresh fats contain glycerides of fatty acids and very little free acid, but the glycerides decompose slowly with time and the acid value increases. acinus The smallest unit of a multilobular gland, ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Physics (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

actinic radiation Electromagnetic radiation (particularly ultraviolet radiation) that can cause a chemical reaction. action Alternative name for force. activated carbon Charcoal treated so as to be a particularly good absorbent of ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Astronomy

by Blackie

Accelerating or non-inertial frame Actinic radiation Accelerating or non-inertial frame A frame that moves with a constant acceleration with respect to the reference frame. Acceleration Rate of change of velocity with respect to time. An object ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

actinic radiation Electromagnetic radiation that is capable of initiating a chemical reaction. The term is used especially of ultraviolet radiation and also to denote radiation that will affect a photographic ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

actinic radiation (physics/chemistry) ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION (particularly ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION) that can cause a CHEMICAL ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Mosby

Cosmic radiation includes actinic radiation from the sun and neutrinos from beyond the solar system. natural selection, the natural evolutionary processes by which the organisms that are best adapted to an environment tend to survive and ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

What has been said about light applies equally to ether-undulations of all kinds, ana therefore the theory of reflection has general reference to radiant heat, light, actinic radiation, and electro-magnetic undulations (see Magnetism). Reflection ...

Google previewDictionary of Phhysics

Actinic radiation. Radiation which is able to produce ...

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