diactinic

[ dahy-ak-tin-ik ]
/ ˌdaɪ ækˈtɪn ɪk /
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adjective Physics.

capable of transmitting actinic rays.

Nearby words

  1. diaconal,
  2. diaconate,
  3. diaconicon,
  4. diacritic,
  5. diacritical,
  6. diad,
  7. diadelphous,
  8. diadem,
  9. diadem spider,
  10. diadic

Origin of diactinic

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

Related formsdi·ac·tin·ism, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for diactinic

diactinic

/ (ˌdaɪækˈtɪnɪk) /

adjective

physics able to transmit photochemically active radiation
Derived Formsdiactinism, noun

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