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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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Words that Rhyme with Spectrum

  • abudrahm
  • ahlstrom
  • angstrom
  • ankrom
  • ankrum
  • arum
  • aurum
  • avram
  • backstrom
  • bertram
  • blomstrom
  • bochram
  • borgstrom
  • borum
  • bostrom
  • brostrom
  • buttrum
  • byram
  • byrom
  • byrum

Example sentences of the word spectrum


1. Noun, singular or mass
On the other end of the cost spectrum are the batteries used for hybrid cars.

Quotes containing the word spectrum


1. To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings just by changing your breathing.
- Marina Abramovic

2. There's a spectrum of those moments of connection and the moments we fail to connect, going from super-large successes to failures. Success would be love, I guess, and failure could still be love, but the bad side; and loss.
- Aimee Bender

3. Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'
- Temple Grandin

2. 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)
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