Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The measurement of the intensity of radiation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The measurement of the force of solar radiation.
  • noun The measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light.

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  • noun the measurement of the heating power of electromagnetic radiation, especially that of solar radiation
  • noun the measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays)

Etymologies

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actino- + -metry

Examples

  • These is also a photometric photographic catalogue of the stars nearest to the pole in PARKHURST's “Yerkes actinometry” (1912), [11] which contains all stars in B.

    Lectures on Stellar Statistics

  • n. - instrument measuring heating power of the sun's rays; Photography, instrument for calculating exposure times. actinometry, adj.

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