HyperDic: infrared

English > 3 senses of the word infrared:
NOUNattributeinfrared, infrared frequencythe infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum
phenomenoninfrared, infrared light, infrared radiation, infrared emissionelectromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
ADJECTIVEallinfraredhaving or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves
infrared > pronunciation
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English > infrared: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end.
Examples
  • "infrared radiation"
  • "infrared photography"
Broaderinvisible, unseeableimpossible or nearly impossible to see
Spanishinfrarrojo
Catalaninfraroig
English > infrared: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range.
Example"they could sense radiation in the infrared"
Synonyminfrared frequency
Part ofinfrared spectrumThe spectrum of infrared radiation
Broaderfrequency, frequence, oftennessThe number of occurrences within a given time period
Spanishinfrarojo
English > infrared: 3 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaningelectromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves.
Synonymsinfrared light, infrared radiation, infrared emission
Broaderactinic radiation, actinic rayelectromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions
Spanishinfrarrojo, infrarrojos, radiación infrarroja, rayos infrarrojos
Catalaninfraroig, raigs infraroigs

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