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  • adj. Of or relating to photometry or to photometers.
  • adj. Adjusting position with respect to light.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to photometry, or to a photometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to photometry, or the measurement of the intensity of light, or to the photometer, or instrument by which this is effected; employing or made by a photometer: as, photometric researches or observations.
  • In biology, exhibiting photometry; governed as to position by the varying intensity of light.

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

  • adj. of or relating to photometry


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