Definition of Photochemical reaction

1. Noun. A chemical reaction produced by the action of light.

Generic synonyms: Chemical Reaction, Reaction
Specialized synonyms: Light Reaction

Definition of Photochemical reaction

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any chemical reaction initiated by the absorption of a quantum of electromagnetic radiation to form an excited state ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photochemical Reaction

photocatalysed
photocatalysis
photocatalyst
photocatalysts
photocatalytic
photocatalyzed
photocathode
photocathodes
photocell
photocells
photocenter
photoceptor
photoceramic
photochemical
photochemical exchange
photochemical reaction (current term)
photochemical reactions
photochemical smog
photochemical smogs
photochemically
photochemist
photochemistry
photochemists
photochemotherapy
photochirogenesis
photochromatic
photochromic
photochromic lens
photochromic spectacles
photochromically

Literary usage of Photochemical reaction

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1. The Journal of General Physiology by Society of General Physiologists, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"During the exposure or sensitization period a photochemical reaction is ... Of the two processes only the initial photochemical reaction is amenable to ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"... we have either a photochemical reaction or a case of chemical luminescence depending upon the sense in which the equilibrium between radiation and ..."

3. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Frederick Hutton Getman (1922)
"It has been found, that in almost every photochemical reaction there is a similar period of initial perturbation. The phenomenon has been thoroughly ..."

4. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Frederick Hutton Getman (1918)
"It has been found that in almost every photochemical reaction there is a similar period of initial perturbation. The phenomenon has been thoroughly ..."

5. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis, James Rice (1920)
"It is found that uranium salts act as positive catalysts for the photochemical reaction in proportion to their concentration. Some idea of the normal rate ..."

6. The Organism as a Whole: From a Physicochemical Viewpoint by Jacques Loeb (1916)
"The mass of photochemical reaction products formed in the retina (or its ... If the rate of photochemical reaction is equal in both eyes this effect on the ..."

7. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"We have seen that the rate of assimilation of Carbon Dioxide is governed, not primarily by the velocity of the photochemical reaction, but by the velocity ..."

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