light-sensitive light-sensitive

Definition(s):

  • (adj) sensitive to visible light

Usage(s):

  1. It's easy to imagine how a random mutation might have produced a path of light-sensitive cells that helped a primitive creature tell day from night.
  2. They think it may be some malformation of the front part of the eye, or a larger number of light-sensitive cones in one retina than in the other.
  3. The company's process for reducing silicon to nanosize, light-sensitive crystal dots could revolutionize solar energy and lighting.

News

  • Kodak ending production of acetate film base

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Eastman Kodak Co. says it's ending in-house production of one of the key components of camera film and cutting 61 jobs. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports ( http://on.rocne.ws/11cAOIs ) that Kodak plans to shut down its acetate base manufacturing operations next week. Light-sensitive chemicals are spread on the acetate base for photographic film.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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