infrared

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin infra- ‎(infra, below) +‎ red

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ɪnfɹəˈɹɛd/

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infrared ‎(plural infrareds)

  1. electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength longer than visible light, but shorter than microwave radiation, having a wavelength between 700 nm and 1 mm

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AdjectiveEdit

infrared ‎(not comparable)

  1. Having the wavelength in the infrared.
    infrared light
    infrared waves
    infrared radiation
  2. In the infrared spectrum.

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