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Meanings of Photomicrogram:

noun

= microphotogram .

Photomicrograph

ˌfəʊtəʊˈmʌɪkrəɡrɑːf

Meanings of Photomicrograph:

noun

A photograph of a microscopic object, taken with the aid of a microscope.

Usage examples:

An extensive number of photographs go with each gross description, followed by mostly color photomi…

Meanings of Photomicrographic:

adjective

Of or relating to photomicrography; used for taking photomicrographs.

Meanings of Photomicrographs:

noun

A photograph of a microscopic object, taken with the aid of a microscope.

Usage examples:

An extensive number of photographs go with each gross description, followed by mostly color photomi…

Meanings of Photomicroscope:

noun

An instrument for taking photomicrographs.

Meanings of Photomicroscopic:

adjective

Produced on a microscopic scale by photography; (also, in later use) of, relating to, or used in photomicroscopy.

Meanings of Photomicroscopy:

noun

Photography on a microscopic scale; use of a photomicroscope.

Photomontage

ˌfəʊtəʊmɒnˈtɑːʒ

Meanings of Photomontage:

noun

A montage constructed from photographic images.

Usage examples:

The wolfsonian exhibition suited its activist-theoretician-artist perfectly, presenting some 100 wo…

Photomorphogenesis

ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)mɔːfəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs

Meanings of Photomorphogenesis:

noun

Development of form and structure in plants which is affected by light, other than that occurring for photosynthesis.

Usage examples:

Light is one of the most important environmental factors exerting great influences on the growth an…

Meanings of Photomorphogenic:

adjective

Of or relating to the effects of light on the growth and development of plants; involving or causing such effects; relating to or produced by photomorphogenesis.

Photomultiplier

ˌfəʊtəʊˈmʌltɪplʌɪə

Meanings of Photomultiplier:

noun

An instrument containing a photoelectric cell and a series of electrodes, used to detect and amplify the light from very faint sources.

Usage examples:

With pica, a photomultiplier detects the emitted photons but, because of the small number produced …

Photomurals

ˈfəʊtəʊˌmjʊər(ə)l

Meanings of Photomurals:

noun

A mural consisting of a single enlarged photograph or a collection of photographs.

Usage examples:

A dramatic photomural of the excavation opens the exhibition

Photon

ˈfəʊ.tɒn

Meanings of Photon:

noun

A particle representing a quantum of light or other electromagnetic radiation. a photon carries energy proportional to the radiation frequency but has zero rest mass.

Usage examples:

The world of the realist is populated by electrons and photons, quarks and gluons.

Meanings of Photonegative:

adjective

(of an organism) tending to move away from light.

Usage examples:

Species commonly initiate strongly photonegative swimming when the intensity of light decreases, su…

Meanings of Photoneutron:

noun

A neutron released from a nucleus by the action of a gamma-ray photon.

Photons

ˈfəʊ.tɒn

Meanings of Photons:

noun

A particle representing a quantum of light or other electromagnetic radiation. a photon carries energy proportional to the radiation frequency but has zero rest mass.

Usage examples:

The world of the realist is populated by electrons and photons, quarks and gluons.

Photonuclear

ˌfəʊ.təʊˈnjuː.kli.ər

Meanings of Photonuclear:

adjective

Of or relating to the interaction of a photon with an atomic nucleus.

Meanings of Photooxidation:

noun

Oxidation caused by the action of light.

Usage examples:

One of the commonest processes for this is the reaction of oxygen, or oxygen containing species, wi…

Meanings of Photopathy:

noun

Originally: the tendency of an organism to move either into or away from regions of relatively intense illumination (as distinct from a response specifically to the direction of the light rays). in later use: a tendency to move out of more brightly lit areas (negative phototaxis); intolerance of light.

Photoperiod

ˈfəʊtəʊpɪərɪəd

Meanings of Photoperiod:

noun

The period of time each day during which an organism receives illumination; day length.

Usage examples:

Canola seedlings were grown in chambers at 23°c, 50% humidity, under 16/8 h day/night photoperiods.

Meanings of Photoperiodism:

noun

The response of an organism to seasonal changes in day length.

Usage examples:

When it comes to flowering, photoperiodism is by no means the only game in town.

Meanings of Photophile:

adjective

Designating or relating to a phase of the diurnal cycle during which light is capable of stimulating certain developmental responses, such as flowering in plants. contrasted with scotophil .

Meanings of Photophilic:

adjective

Tending to move towards or thrive in regions of greater light intensity.

Meanings of Photophilous:

adjective

= photophilic .

Meanings of Photophily:

noun

The condition of being photophilic or photophil; responsiveness to light; tendency to thrive in relatively intense light.

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