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Meaning of ACTINOMETER

Pronunciation:  `aktu'nâmitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect)
 

ACTINOMETER is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`ti*nom"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, ray + -meter]
(a) An instrument for measuring the direct heating power of
    the sun's rays.
(b) An instrument for measuring the actinic effect of rays of
    light.

 

 

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