Fading vs Heliochromism - What's the difference?

fading | heliochromism |


As nouns the difference between fading and heliochromism

is that fading is the act of something that fades; gradual diminishment while heliochromism is (physics|chemistry) the property of certain photochromic materials of colouring in near-ultraviolet light and then fading in its absence; they are used in the lenses of sunglasses.

As a verb fading

is .

fading

English

Verb

(head)
  • .
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-10-19, volume=409, issue=8858, magazine=(The Economist), author=Banyan
  • , title= The meaning of Sachin , passage=With fading eyesight and reactions, the runs have dried up. That Mr Tendulkar has nonetheless kept his place in the national [cricket] side is a more dismal exemplum: of the impunity enjoyed by all India‚Äôs rich and powerful.}}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something that fades; gradual diminishment.
  • * 1854 , (Herman Melville), (Israel Potter)
  • (obsolete) An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Fading is a fine jig.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • delicate burthens of dildos and fadings
    (Webster 1913)

    heliochromism

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (physics, chemistry) The property of certain photochromic materials of colouring in near-ultraviolet light and then fading in its absence; they are used in the lenses of sunglasses