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1. infrared

adjective. ['ˌɪnfrɝˈɛd'] having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end.

Synonyms

  • invisible

Antonyms

  • perceptible
  • overt

Etymology

  • infra (Latin)

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Rhymes with Infrared

  • hilton-head
  • widespread
  • purebred
  • interbred
  • thoroughbred
  • sffed
  • retread
  • overhead
  • overfed
  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
  • imbed
  • embed
  • behead
  • tread
  • thread
  • szwed
  • swed
  • stead
  • sped
  • sledd

How do you pronounce infrared?

Pronounce infrared as ˌɪnfrərˈɛd.

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Sentences with infrared


1. Adjective
If you're using an infrared paint stripper, hold the infrared pad over or on the surface.

2. Verb, past participle
Instead, use a heat gun or infrared stripper.

Quotes about infrared


1. As a child, I was aware that, at night, infrared vision would reveal monsters hiding in the bedroom closet only if they were warm-blooded. But everybody knows that your average bedroom monster is reptilian and cold-blooded.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

2. infrared

noun. ['ˌɪnfrɝˈɛd'] the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range.

Synonyms

  • oftenness
  • infrared spectrum
  • frequence
  • infrared frequency

Antonyms

  • conspicuous
  • macroscopical
  • visual
  • panoptic

Etymology

  • infra (Latin)

3. infrared

noun. ['ˌɪnfrɝˈɛd'] electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves.

Synonyms

  • infrared light
  • infrared radiation
  • actinic radiation
  • infrared emission

Antonyms

  • megascopic
  • panoptical
  • subgross
  • macroscopic

Etymology

  • infra (Latin)
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