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actinic ray

Definition of the noun actinic ray

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noun

  1. electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions

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Google previewHawkins' electrical dictionary (1910)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the electric arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Actinic Ray.

Google previewDrake's Electrical Dictionary ... (1915)

by Paul Emilius Lowe

Actinic Ray. — Any form of radiating energy ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACTINIC RAY Blue, green, ultraviolet light rays demonstrating photochemical effects. ACTINIFORM Adj. (Greek, aktis = ray + Latin, forma = shape.) Star- shaped; pertaining to a radiating or star-shaped form; resembling a sea anemone .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Actinic ray, any ray capable of causing chemical reactions and of thus affecting ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Emblems of light and glory embroidered around monograms of the holy name and sacred personages Actinic ray, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

Finsen Light, Finsen ray, blue light, actinic ray, violet and ultra-violet ray, light cure. The Finsen Light takes its name from its discoverer, Prof. Niels R. Finsen. There is a distinction between the "Light Cure" and the Finsen Light Treatment.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

Actinic ray, any ray capable of causing chemi reactions and of thus affecting ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

Emblems of light and glory embroidered around monograms of the holy name and sacred personages Actinic ray, any ray capable of causing chemical reactions and of thus affecting a photographic plate. The violet and ultra-violet rays of the ...

Google previewNuttall's Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1896)

Based on the Labours of the Most Eminent Lexicographers by P. Austin Nuttall, Rev. James Wood

an instrument for meaiurin« the intensity of the SUQ'S actinic ray» (Or. BMrfriiTi, a measure). Action, aJt'-«hun, «.the state of actingpr being active; oi«eration ; a deed ; conduct ; behaviour ; gesture in » peaking; ...

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2011)

by Francis D. K. Ching

actinic ray A ray of light, such as ultraviolet, that produces photochemical effects, as the yellowing, chalking,and disintegration of paint coatings. photochemical Of or pertaining to the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

Actinic ray, any ray capable of causing chemical reactions and of thus affecting ...

Google previewDictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines ... [ed] by Robert Hunt ... (1878)

The actinic ray produces no effect, but the influence increases as we approach the red end. A selenium photometerwas constructed, the principle of which is to compare the relative effects of two lights in affecting the conditions for the passage ...

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