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Meaning of VISIBLE LIGHT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
 
 Synonyms: light, visible radiation
 
 See Also: actinic radiation, actinic ray, beam, beam of light, candle flame, candlelight, corona, counterglow, daylight, electromagnetic spectrum, firelight, fluorescence, friar's lantern, gaslight, gegenschein, 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

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths between 400 nanometers and 750 nanometers. Electromagnetic radiation within this range can be detected by the human eye. Colors depend on the wavelength lengths; a short wavelength (the 400 nm side) looks blue and a long wavelength (the 750 nm side) looks red.
 

 

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