action spectrum

action spectrum
the efficiency with which electromagnetic radiation produces a photochemical reaction plotted as a function of the wavelength of the radiation
Hypernyms: ↑spectrum

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: a graphic representation of a physiological reaction; specifically : physiological activity plotted against light wavelength

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action spectrum noun (botany)
The relationship between the rate of a light-dependent physiological process (eg photosynthesis) and the wavelength of light
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action spectrum,
a chart of the varying intensity of a photochemical or other reaction to light of different wave lengths.

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