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Meaning of INFRARED

Pronunciation:  `infru'red

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range; "they could sense radiation in the infrared"
  2. [n]  electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
  3. [adj]  having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end; "infrared radiation"; "infrared photography"

INFRARED is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: infrared emission, infrared frequency, infrared light, infrared radiation, invisible, unseeable
 See Also: actinic radiation, actinic ray, frequence, frequency, infrared spectrum, oftenness



Computing Dictionary

(IR) Electromagnetic waves in the frequency range just below visible light corresponding to radiated heat. IR waves can be generated by a kind of led and are often used for remote controls for televisions etc. and in some docking stations.