photosensitive

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adjective pho·to·sen·si·tive \-ˈsen(t)-s(ə-)tiv\

Definition of photosensitive

  1. 1 :  sensitive to the action of radiant energy <photosensitive paper>

  2. 2 :  being or caused by an abnormal reaction to sunlight <photosensitive rashes>

photosensitivity

play \-ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

Examples of photosensitive in a sentence

  1. paper with a photosensitive coating

1886

First Known Use of photosensitive

1886


PHOTOSENSITIVE Defined for English Language Learners

photosensitive

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adjective pho·to·sen·si·tive \-ˈsen(t)-s(ə-)tiv\

Definition of photosensitive for English Language Learners

  • : reacting to light by changing color, creating electricity, etc.


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photosensitive

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adjective pho·to·sen·si·tive \ˌfōt-ō-ˈsen(t)-sət-iv, -ˈsen(t)-stiv\

Medical Definition of photosensitive

  1. 1:  sensitive or sensitized to the action of radiant energy <photosensitive paper>

  2. 2:  being or caused by an abnormal reaction to sunlight <photosensitive rashes>

photosensitivity

\-ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈtiv-ət-ē\play noun plural

photosensitivities


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