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1. ultraviolet

noun. ['ˌəltrəˈvaɪəlɪt'] radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays.

Synonyms

  • ultraviolet radiation
  • ultraviolet illumination
  • sun-ray
  • sunray
  • actinic radiation
  • UV
  • ultraviolet light

Antonyms

  • conspicuous
  • macroscopical
  • visual
  • panoptic

Etymology

  • ultra- (English)
  • violet (English)
  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Ultraviolet

  • inviolate

Example sentences of the word ultraviolet


1. Adjective
Keep the paper out of the sun and away from any ultraviolet rays.

2. Noun, singular or mass
But the combination of the ultraviolet light and the newly-cleaned engine will make the process of diagnosing much easier.

3. Verb, base form
Many wrinkles arise from collagen loss and cell damage attributed to ultraviolet exposure.

2. ultraviolet

adjective. ['ˌəltrəˈvaɪəlɪt'] having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end.

Synonyms

  • invisible

Antonyms

  • perceptible
  • overt

Etymology

  • ultra- (English)
  • violet (English)
  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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