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infrared definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end; "infrared radiation"; "infrared photography" n
1: the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range; "they could sense radiation in the infrared" [syn: infrared, infrared frequency]
2: electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves [syn: infrared, infrared light, infrared radiation, infrared emission]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1881 1. situated outside the visible spectrum at its red end used of radiation having a wavelength between about 700 nanometers and 1 millimeter 2. relating to, producing, or employing infrared radiation <infrared therapy> 3. sensitive to infrared radiation <infrared sensors that detect body heat> infrared noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 having a wavelength just greater than the red end of the visible light spectrum but less than that of radio waves. 2 of or using such radiation.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also infra-red 1. Infrared radiation is similar to light but has a longer wavelength, so we cannot see it without special equipment. ADJ: ADJ n 2. Infrared equipment detects infrared radiation. ...searching with infra-red scanners for weapons and artillery. ADJ: ADJ n



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