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1. spectrum

noun. ['ˈspɛktrəm'] an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave.

Synonyms

  • atomic spectrum
  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • absorption spectrum
  • radio spectrum
  • infrared spectrum
  • acoustic spectrum
  • mass spectrum
  • emission spectrum
  • action spectrum
  • color spectrum
  • sound spectrum
  • array
  • line spectrum
  • spectrum line
  • visible spectrum
  • microwave spectrum
  • ultraviolet spectrum

Antonyms

  • leave
  • stand still
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis

Etymology

  • spectrum (Latin)
  • specio (Latin)

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2. 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)

3. spectrum

noun. ['ˈspɛktrəm'] a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities.

Synonyms

  • compass
  • ambit
  • orbit
  • range
  • scope

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out
  • fail

Etymology

  • spectrum (Latin)
  • specio (Latin)

4. 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)

5. 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)

Sentences with infrared-spectrum


1. Noun Phrase
Any basic infrared instrument can see the infrared spectrum, but being able to focus on it well enough to make sense of what's being seen requires tools that are well tuned.

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