photonegative


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photonegative

(fō′tō-nĕg′ə-tĭv)
adj. Biology
Tending to move away from light.
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And the black cookie's staining the white boy's face "returns us to the scene of the minstrel theater, albeit as a photonegative of minstrel makeup.
The outline of the Buddha, fifteen stories high, is traced against the back of the alcove like a photonegative, a radiation shadow left by an atomic blast.
The suburban computer meccas of Irvine and Austin have a photonegative image in the scores of decaying inner-ring suburbs around Minneapolis or Chicago, the "midopolises" that are now afflicted with all the urban problems that their residents thought they had escaped.
Based on these observations, he proposed that midday larval release, rapid settlement, and photonegative behavior at settlement allowed larvae of tropical ascidians to choose photically appropriate settlement sites during times when light stress would be most intense.
Deep Ultra Violet (DUV) light passes through conventional masks like light through a photonegative.
Euhaplorchis cercariae rarely swam into the section of the trough furthest away from the light source; the mean number of photonegative cercariae did not differ significantly from that of the dark control treatments ([F.
Middleton and Rowley's frequent couplings may have been elective, but we know too little about their bond to hypostasize it as the play's ideal, photonegative original, an "anti-allegory" of "its conditions of production," "the perverted result of the experience of its writers" (117)--not, at least, without longer discussions of other efforts (like A Fair Quarrel) that seem also to thematize friendship.
funebralis may be augmented by visual cues: adults of the species have been shown to be photonegative (Doering and Phillips, 1983).
And there is a neat irony in having Denise Albanese's attack on Jude Kelly's photonegative Othello followed by Juliet Dusinberre's suggestion of universal cross-dressing.