Noun Actinometry Definition and Examples


Noun:

Actinometry

Pronunciation:

/ˌaktɪˈnɒmɪtri/

Definition:
1.

noun

The use of an actinometer; measurement of light intensity with the aid of an actinometer.
    ((n.) The measurement of the force of solar radiation.|--|(n.) The measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light.|--|)


    Origin:
    Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Matthew Maury (1806–1873). From actino- + -metry, after actinometer.

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