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allochromatic

al·lo·chro·mat·ic
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [al-uh-kruh-mat-ik, -kroh-]
    • /ˌæl ə krəˈmæt ɪk, -kroʊ-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [al-uh-kruh-mat-ik, -kroh-]
    • /ˌæl ə krəˈmæt ɪk, -kroʊ-/

Definitions of allochromatic word

  • adjective allochromatic Physical Chemistry. pertaining to or having photochemical properties resulting from an impurity or from exposure to radiation. 1
  • adjective allochromatic Mineralogy. (of a mineral) having no color in itself but bearing colored impurities. 1
  • adjective allochromatic (mineralogy, especially of a gemstone) Having a colour that is due to the presence of impurities. 0
  • adjective allochromatic (chemistry, physics, by extension) Having properties that are due to the presence of impurities, or to radiation damage. 0

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Origin of allochromatic

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; allo- + chromatic

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Parts of speech for Allochromatic

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

allochromatic popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% 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.

allochromatic usage trend in Literature

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