Definition of Troland

1. a unit of measurement of retinal response to light [n -S]



Medical Definition of Troland

1. A unit of visual stimulation at the retina equal to the illumination per square millimeter of pupil received from a surface of 1 lux brightness. Origin: L.T. Troland, U.S. Physicist, 1889-1932 (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troland

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Literary usage of Troland

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1920)
"troland has unpublished data from which he is able to determine a theoretical course for the process of adaptation in all the adapting sense departments. ..."

2. Bulletin of the National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.) (1922)
"BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL THE PRESENT STATUS OF VISUAL SCIENCE BY LEONARD THOMPSON troland PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of the ..."

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