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Definition of "light-sensitive" []

  • Affected by light. (adjective)
  • Decomposing under the influence of light; unstable when exposed to light; -- of chemical compounds. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "light-sensitive" in a sentence
  • "Film has proved itself an indispensable Global English word, even where it no longer has anything to do with films, or “coatings” of light-sensitive emulsions applied to plastic, or coatings of any kind."
  • "I remember buying books and tapes, LEGO Mindstorms, light-sensitive paper, etc."
  • "The so-called wet-plate process employed by Watkins involved a collodion emulsion holding light-sensitive silver salts, which was applied to the large glass plate for exposure for a minute or more before drying, then developed and printed on albumenized paper."
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