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synonyms for actinism

  • Roentgen rays
  • Röntgen rays
  • radioactivity
  • encephalogram
  • fluoroscope
  • radiograph
  • cathode rays
  • refractometry
  • ultraviolet rays
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How to use actinism in a sentence

Actinism, ak′tin-izm, n. the chemical force of the sun's rays, as distinct from light and heat.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
An instrument for registering the intensity of the chemical influence (actinism) of the suns rays.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The third constituent of the sunbeam is actinism—its property being to produce chemical effects.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVI, JULY 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
As yet, the effects of actinism have been more studied in the inanimate than the organic creation.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVI, JULY 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
Experiments clearly prove that this change is to be attributed to actinism, and not to heat.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVI, JULY 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
In summer, when the maturing process advances, light and heat increase, and actinism relatively declines.
THE REASON WHYANONYMOUS
The clouds shut off the scorching light; but, like the blue glass of the photographer's studio, they transmit actinism.
THE REASON WHYANONYMOUS
In the autumn, when the ripening period arrives, light and actinism give way to a greater ratio of heat.
THE REASON WHYANONYMOUS
Because blue glass obstructs many of the luminous rays, but it is perfectly transparent to actinism.
THE REASON WHYANONYMOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACTINISM

  • Roentgen rays
  • actinism
  • cathode rays
  • encephalogram
  • fluoroscope
  • radioactivity
  • radiograph
  • refractometry
  • ultraviolet rays
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.