actinometry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

actino- +‎ -metry

Noun[edit]

actinometry (uncountable)

  1. the measurement of the heating power of electromagnetic radiation, especially that of solar radiation
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Maury to this entry?)
  2. the measurement of the chemical or actinic energy of light
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Abney to this entry?)

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