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English noun: visible radiation

1. visible radiation (phenomenon) (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation


SamplesThe light was filtered through a soft glass window.


Synonymslight, visible light


Broader (hypernym)actinic radiation, actinic ray


Narrower (hyponym)beam, beam of light, candle flame, candlelight, corona, counterglow, daylight, firelight, fluorescence, friar's lantern, gaslight, gegenschein, glow, glow, glow, glowing, half-light, ignis fatuus, incandescence, irradiation, jack-o'-lantern, lamplight, light beam, luminescence, meteor, Moon, moonlight, moonshine, radiance, ray, ray of light, scintillation, shaft, shaft of light, shooting star, starlight, streamer, sun, sunlight, sunshine, torchlight, twilight, will-o'-the-wisp


Part meronymelectromagnetic spectrum


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics









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