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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Actinism  \Ac"tin*ism\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  ?  ray.] 
  The  property  of  radiant  energy  (found  chiefly  in  solar  or 
  electric  light)  by  which  chemical  changes  are  produced,  as  in 
  photography. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  actinism 
  n  :  the  property  of  radiation  that  enables  it  to  produce 
  photochemical  effects 




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