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Meaning of ULTRAVIOLET

Pronunciation:  `ultru'vIulit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays
  2. [adj]  having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end; "ultraviolet radiation"; "an ultraviolet lamp"
 

ULTRAVIOLET is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: invisible, ultraviolet illumination, ultraviolet light, ultraviolet radiation, unseeable, UV
 
 See Also: actinic radiation, actinic ray

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ul`tra*vi"o*let\, a. [Pref. ultra- + violet.]
(Physics)
Lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end; -- said
of rays more refrangible than the extreme violet rays of the
spectrum.

 

 

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