Definition of Actinometry

1. Noun. Measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays).

Generic synonyms: Measure, Measurement, Measuring, Mensuration
Derivative terms: Actinometric



Definition of Actinometry

1. n. The measurement of the force of solar radiation.

Definition of Actinometry

1. Noun. the measurement of the heating power of electromagnetic radiation, especially that of solar radiation ¹

2. Noun. the measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Actinometry

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Medical Definition of Actinometry

1. 1. The measurement of the force of solar radiation. 2. The measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinometry

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Literary usage of Actinometry

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1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"CHAPTER VIII PHOTOCHEMISTRY actinometry Transformation of Radiant Energy into Chemical. — We have daily illustrations of the transformation of chemical ..."

2. A List of Books on Industrial Arts. October, 1903 by John Crerar Library (1904)
"actinometry. Archives. ... 2"9S Atmospheric actinometry and the actinic constitution of the atmosphere. ..."

3. The Elements of Physical Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1915)
"CHAPTER VIII PHOTOCHEMISTRY actinometry Transformation of Radiant Energy into Chemical. — We have daily illustrations of the transformation of chemical ..."

4. The Physical Geography of the Sea and Its Meteorology by Matthew Fontaine Maury (1869)
"... rightly—that ho has traced to the actinometry of the sea one of the physical conditions which, when the depths of the ocean were laid, had its weight ..."

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