Light-spectrum definition

(physics) The portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to humans.
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(physics) An extension of the human-visible spectrum to include near-visible wavelengths, primarily near infrared.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
light-spectrum
Plural:
light spectra, light spectrums

Origin of light-spectrum

  • light (“visible”) +‎ spectrum (“range of electromagnetic wavelengths”)

    From Wiktionary