chemical actinometer


Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • Actinometer — Actinometers are instruments used to measure the heating power of radiation. They are used in meteorology to measure solar radiation as pyrheliometers.An actinometer is a chemical system or physical device which determines the number ofphotons in …   Wikipedia

  • actinometer — actinometric /ak tin oh me trik, ak teuh noh /, actinometrical, adj. actinometry, n. /ak teuh nom i teuhr/, n. a device for measuring intensity of radiation, esp. that of the sun. Cf. actinograph. [1825 35; ACTINO + METER] * * * ▪ chemistry    …   Universalium

  • actinometer — /æktəˈnɒmətə/ (say aktuh nomuhtuh) noun an instrument for measuring the intensity of radiation, whether by the chemical effects or otherwise. {actino (def. 1) + meter1} –actinometry, noun –actinometric /æktənoʊˈmɛtrɪk/ (say aktuhnoh metrik),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Measuring instrument — Captain Nemo and Professor Aronnax contemplating measuring instruments in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea …   Wikipedia

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