What does Actinic mean?

Actinic meaning in General Dictionary

Of or pertaining to actinism as actinic rays

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  • regarding or displaying actinism
  • Of or with respect to actinism; as, actinic rays.

Actinic meaning in Medical Dictionary

Referring to the ultraviolet (UV) rays from sunshine and Ultraviolet lamps. Sunburn is an actinic burn. An actinic keratosis is a skin lesion that's the result of chronic sunlight publicity.

Actinic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or related to actinism; since, actinic rays.

Sentence Examples with the word Actinic

A mixture of carbon bisulphide vapour and nitric oxide burns with a very intense blue-coloured flame, which is very rich in the violet or actinic rays.

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