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Definition of the noun actinic radiation
What does actinic radiation mean as a name of something?
- electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions
- lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
- synonym of actinic radiation: actinic ray
- more generic terms: electromagnetic radiation / electromagnetic wave / nonparticulate radiation = radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
- more specific terms:
- infrared radiation / infrared emission / infrared light / infrared = electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
- visible radiation / visible light / light = electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
- ultraviolet illumination / ultraviolet radiation / ultraviolet light / ultraviolet / UV = radiation lying in the ultraviolet range
- part of: electromagnetic spectrum = the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
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by M N Doja
actinic radiation Radiation that can cause a chemical reaction; ...
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ...
A 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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
by Peter J. Gosling
actinic radiation (physics/chemistry) ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION (particularly ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION) that can cause a CHEMICAL ...
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 ...
Chambers'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 ...
Actinic radiation. Radiation which is able to produce ...
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