visible light

(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation (Freq. 4)

the light was filtered through a soft glass window

Syn: ↑light, ↑visible radiation
Derivationally related forms: ↑light (for: ↑light)
Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy
Hypernyms: ↑actinic radiation, ↑actinic ray
Part Holonyms: ↑electromagnetic spectrum

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visible light,
light consisting of electromagnetic waves that can be seen, as contrasted with ultraviolet and infrared waves that are invisible: »

Visible light occupies less than one octave of the spectrum of electromagnetic waves (W. C. Vaughan).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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