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adiactinic

a·di·ac·tin·ic
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-dahy-ak-tin-ik]
    • /ˌeɪ daɪ ækˈtɪn ɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-dahy-ak-tin-ik]
    • /ˌeɪ daɪ ækˈtɪn ɪk/

Definitions of adiactinic word

  • adjective adiactinic denoting a substance that does not transmit radiation affecting photochemically sensitive materials, such as a safelight in a photographic darkroom 3
  • adjective adiactinic (of a medium) not capable of transmitting actinic rays. 1
  • adjective adiactinic (chemistry) Not transmitting the actinic rays. 0

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Origin of adiactinic

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; a-6 + diactinic

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Parts of speech for Adiactinic

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

adiactinic popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adiactinic usage trend in Literature

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