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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

That property of electromagnetic radiation that leads to the production of photochemical effects

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

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