HyperDic: electromagnetic_wave

English > 1 sense of the expression electromagnetic wave:
NOUNphenomenonelectromagnetic wave, electromagnetic radiation, nonparticulate radiationradiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
English > electromagnetic wave: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningRadiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge.
Synonymselectromagnetic radiation, nonparticulate radiation
PartsphotonA quantum of electromagnetic radiation
NarrowerX ray, X-ray, X-radiation, roentgen rayelectromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
actinic radiation, actinic rayelectromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions
beam, ray, electron beamA group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
black-body radiation, blackbody radiationThe electromagnetic radiation that would be radiated from an ideal black body
gamma radiation, gamma rayelectromagnetic radiation emitted during radioactive decay and having an extremely short wavelength
lineA single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum
microwaveA short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves)
radio wave, radio emission, radio radiationAn electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
BroaderradiationEnergy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays / rays or waves or particles
Spanishonda electromagnética, radiación electromagnética
Catalanona electromagnètica, radiació electromagnètica

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