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diactinic

[ dahy-ak-tin-ik ]
/ ˌdaɪ ækˈtɪn ɪk /
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adjective Physics.
capable of transmitting actinic rays.
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Origin of diactinic

First recorded in 1865–70; di-3 + actinic

OTHER WORDS FROM diactinic

di·ac·tin·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for diactinic

diactinic
/ (ˌdaɪækˈtɪnɪk) /

adjective
physics able to transmit photochemically active radiation

Derived forms of diactinic

diactinism, noun
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