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Meaning of INFRARED

Pronunciation:  `infru'red

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 

(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.

 

 

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