Photochemistry
Photochemistry Pho`to*chem"is*try, n. [Photo- + chemistry.] (Chem.) The branch of chemistry which relates to the effect of light in producing chemical changes, as in photography. [1913 Webster]

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  • Photochemistry — Photochemistry, a sub discipline of chemistry, is the study of chemical reactions that proceed with the absorption of light by atoms or molecules.[1]. Everyday examples include photosynthesis, the degradation of plastics and the formation of… …   Wikipedia

  • photochemistry — ► NOUN ▪ the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light. DERIVATIVES photochemical adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • photochemistry — [fōt΄ō kem′is trē] n. [ PHOTO + CHEMISTRY] the branch of chemistry having to do with the effect of light or other radiant energy in producing chemical action, as in photosynthesis or photography photochemical [fōt΄ō kem′i kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • photochemistry — noun Date: 1867 1. a branch of chemistry that deals with the effect of radiant energy in producing chemical changes 2. a. photochemical properties < the photochemistry of gases > b. photochemical processes < photochemistry of vision > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photochemistry — The branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical changes caused by or involving light. * * * pho·to·chem·is·try kem ə strē n, pl tries 1) a branch of chemistry that deals with the effect of radiant energy in producing chemical changes 2 a)… …   Medical dictionary

  • photochemistry — fotochemija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Chemijos šaka, tirianti šviesos sukeliamus cheminius reiškinius. atitikmenys: angl. photochemistry rus. фотохимия …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • photochemistry — fotochemija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. photochemistry vok. Photochemie, f rus. фотохимия, f pranc. photochimie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • photochemistry — photochemical /foh toh kem i keuhl/, photochemic, adj. photochemically, adv. photochemist, n. /foh toh kem euh stree/, n. the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light. [1865 70; PHOTO + CHEMISTRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • photochemistry — noun The study of photochemical reactions See Also: photochemical …   Wiktionary

  • Photochemistry — Фотохимия …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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