Definition of photochromism in US English:

photochromism

noun

  • See photochromic

    • ‘Nagamura et al. have reported photochromism of the ion pair-charge transfer complexes of viologen derivatives with tetrakis [3,5-bis phenyl] borate as a counter anion.’
    • ‘Investigations of the spiro [cyclohexadiene-indolines] revealed the photochromism to be highly solvent dependent.’
    • ‘Production of a reversible photo-induced color change is known as photochromism.’
    • ‘In contrast, triphenylmethanes exhibit very simple photochromism.’
    • ‘The wide interest for basic and applied research on photochromism in the last decade is well documented by two monographs.’

Pronunciation

photochromism

/-ˈkrōmizəm/