Definition of Actinometer:
Opposite/Antonyms of Actinometer:
Sentence/Example of Actinometer:
For judging long exposures, the use of an actinometer (issued in many inexpensive forms) is helpful.
We then shift the paper in the actinometer so as to get a fresh portion under the tissue strips, or we substitute a new piece.
Now refer to the actinometer and see what has taken place on the silver paper which we put into it.
The mystery was not a new type of infernal machine as they imagined but merely a home-made actinometer!
A very suitable instrument for timing the exposure of carbon tissue is Sawyer's actinometer.
Close the back and we then have a thoroughly efficient actinometer.
Certain types of chemical actinometer are used in its measurement.
We can, however, by chemical means arrive at an exact estimate of the active power, and for this purpose an actinometer is used.
You may sometimes find that the actinometer indicates a very different exposure from what the eye would lead you to expect.
The actinometer indicated an exposure of thirty seconds where in good light one would be right.