Definition of Diactinic

1. a. Capable of transmitting the chemical or actinic rays of light; as, diactinic media.



Definition of Diactinic

1. Adjective. (physics) Capable of transmitting the chemical or actinic rays of light. ¹

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Definition of Diactinic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diactinic

1. Capable of transmitting the chemical or actinic rays of light; as, diactinic media. Origin: Pref. Di- + actinic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diactinic

diacranterian
diacrinous
diacrisis
diacritic
diacritical
diacritical hook
diacritical hooks
diacritical mark
diacritical marks
diacriticked
diacritics
diacrylate
diacrylates
diact
diactine
diactinic (current term)
diactivated
diacyl
diacylamine
diacylamines
diacylated
diacylation
diacylglycerol
diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase
diacylglycerol kinase
diacylglycerol lipase
diacylglycerol pyrophosphate phosphatase
diacylglycerols
diacytosis
diad

Literary usage of Diactinic

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1. The American Amateur Photographer (1891)
"diactinic—Any medium through which actinic rays of light can pass are called diactinic. Media which will only allow the non-actinic rays to pass are called ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"The chlorates are remarkably diactinic. diactinic bases, united with ... of the silicates are as diactinic as silica itself in the form of rock-crystal. ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1877)
"The chlorates, it may be remarked, are strongly diactinic. Glass, even in very thin layers, absorbs the whole of the more ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Andrew Miller (1873)
"Again, hydrogen is eminently dia< and iodine vapour, notwithstanding its deep violet colour. ; largely diactinic; but hydriodic acid . ..."

5. A Dictionary of Science: Comprising Astronomy, Chemistry, Dynamics by George Farrer Rodwell (1871)
"The following tables exhibit the relative diactinic power of various ... usually furnish diactinic salts, but such a result is not uniformly observed ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1863)
"The different varieties of sugar are freely diactinic. ... Although the sulphates, as a class, are largely diactinic, the sulphites are much less so ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1880)
"... having reference to (1) may bo stated as follows : — diactinic solids (that is to say, solids which are permeable to the chemical rays) preserve their ..."

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