Ultraviolet Definition

ŭltrə-vīə-lĭt
adjective
Pertaining to a band of electromagnetic radiation having wavelengths (from c. 5 to c. 400 nanometers) that are shorter than violet light.
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Of, pertaining to, or producing radiation of such wavelengths.
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noun
Ultraviolet radiation.
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See UV.

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Origin of Ultraviolet

  • ultra- +"Ž violet

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