[ ey-dahy-ak-tin-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ daɪ ækˈtɪn ɪk /
(of a medium) not capable of transmitting actinic rays.
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British Dictionary definitions for adiactinic
/ (ˌædɪækˈtɪnɪk) /
physics denoting a substance that does not transmit radiation affecting photochemically sensitive materials, such as a safelight in a photographic darkroom
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