Definition of Photochromism

1. Noun. The reversible transformation of the optical properties of a material when exposed to electromagnetic radiation, especially the reversible darkening of a plastic lens when exposed to sunlight. ¹



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Definition of Photochromism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photochromism

photochemical reactions
photochemical smog
photochemical smogs
photochemically
photochemist
photochemistry
photochemists
photochemotherapy
photochirogenesis
photochromatic
photochromic
photochromic lens
photochromic spectacles
photochromically
photochromies
photochromism (current term)
photochromisms
photochromogen
photochromogens
photochromy
photocleavable
photocleave
photocleaved
photocleaves
photocleaving
photoclinometer
photoclinometers
photoclinometry
photocoagulation
photocoagulator

Literary usage of Photochromism

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Reversible, photoinduced, color modifications of molecules in solution (photochromism) were first described by Hirshberg for ..."

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