diactinic

diactinic
  a. able to transmit actinic rays.
   ♦ diactinism, n.

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  • Diactinic — Di ac*tin ic, a. [Pref. di + actinic.] (Physics) Capable of transmitting the chemical or actinic rays of light; as, diactinic media. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diactinic — [dī΄ak tin′ik] adj. capable of transmitting actinic rays of light diactinism n …   English World dictionary

  • diactinic — diactinism, n. /duy ak tin ik/, adj. Physics. capable of transmitting actinic rays. [1865 70; DI 3 + ACTINIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • diactinic — Having the property of transmitting light capable of bringing about chemical reactions. [G. dia, through, + aktis, ray] * * * di·ac·tin·ic (di″ak tinґik) transmitting chemically active rays …   Medical dictionary

  • diactinic — di·ac·tin·ic …   English syllables

  • diactinic — /ˌdaɪækˈtɪnɪk/ (say .duyak tinik) adjective capable of transmitting the actinic rays of light. {di 3 + actinic} –diactinism /daɪˈæktənɪzəm/ (say duy aktuhnizuhm), noun …  

  • diactinic — |dīˌak|tinik, īək adjective Etymology: dia + Greek aktin , aktis + English ic : capable of transmitting actinic rays …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adiactinic — Ad i*ac*tin ic, a. [Pref. a not + diactinic.] (Chem.) Not transmitting the actinic rays. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Di- — Dia Di a , Di Di . [Gr. dia through; orig., dividing into two parts; akin to ? two. See {Two}, and cf. 1st {Di }.] A prefix denoting through; also, between, apart, asunder, across. Before a vowel dia becomes {di }; as, diactinic; dielectric, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • di- — Dia Di a , Di Di . [Gr. dia through; orig., dividing into two parts; akin to ? two. See {Two}, and cf. 1st {Di }.] A prefix denoting through; also, between, apart, asunder, across. Before a vowel dia becomes {di }; as, diactinic; dielectric, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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