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synonyms for actinic

  • synthetic
  • alchemical
  • enzymatic
  • synthesized
  • synthetical
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How to use actinic in a sentence

It takes a dark olive tint, which is very non-actinic, the shadows meanwhile remaining very clear.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
Retouching means covering the spots in the film with some non-actinic substance.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, AUGUST 27, 1895VARIOUS
There was a soundless flash beside me, a tiny level beam leaped down the corridor—that horribly intense actinic white beam.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JULY, 1931VARIOUS
They have power to cause chemical changes, hence are known as the chemical or actinic rays.
HERO TALES OF THE FAR NORTHJACOB A. RIIS
There may be more of them but they never have the real actinic taste of the natural egg.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 159, NOVEMBER 10, 1920VARIOUS
It was gorgeous non-actinic colour appearing as light against a highly actinic but darker colour.
THE BARNET BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHYVARIOUS
The choice of subject is only bounded by the limits of exposure, speed of plate and actinic action of light available.
THE BARNET BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHYVARIOUS
The first involves the exclusion of all actinic light from a room except that which passes through the negative.
THE BARNET BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHYVARIOUS
It follows that the light emitted by the central axis of the tail greatly exceeds in actinic power the diffuse light around it.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 7VARIOUS
When any of these mixtures are submitted to the action of actinic light, they become more or less insoluble.
THE BARNET BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHYVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ACTINIC

  • actinic
  • alchemical
  • enzymatic
  • synthesized
  • synthetic
  • synthetical
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