Define: Actinism

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Definition: Actinism


Quick Summary of Actinism


The property of radiation that enables it to produce photochemical effects



What is the dictionary definition of Actinism?

Dictionary Definition


Actinism is a property of radiation (particularly solar radiation) that leads to the production of photochemical effects. Chemical photography and X-ray imaging are two applications of actinism.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Actinism are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 22nd March 2020.