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Definition 1: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Samples where visible light or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the light was filtered through a soft glass window

Synonyms for visible light in the sense of this definition

(visible light is a kind of ...) electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions

(... is a kind of visible light ) the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

(... is a kind of visible light ) the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised

(... is a kind of visible light ) light from a lamp

(... is a kind of visible light ) light not due to incandescence; occurs at low temperatures

(... is a kind of visible light ) a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode

(... is a kind of visible light ) the light of the Moon

"moonlight is the smuggler's enemy" "the Moon was bright enough to read by"

(... is a kind of visible light ) the light of the stars

(... is a kind of visible light ) the rays of the sun

"the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"

(... is a kind of visible light ) (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle

(... is a kind of visible light ) light that streams

"streamers of flames"

(... is a kind of visible light ) light from a torch or torches

(... is a kind of visible light ) a greyish light (as at dawn or dusk or in dim interiors)

(... is a kind of visible light ) a steady even light without flames

(... is a kind of visible light ) the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface

(... is a kind of visible light ) a column of light (as from a beacon)

(... is a kind of visible light ) the light provided by a burning candle

(... is a kind of visible light ) one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object

(... is a kind of visible light ) a faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in space

(... is a kind of visible light ) light during the daytime

(... is a kind of visible light ) the light of a fire (especially in a fireplace)

(... is a kind of visible light ) light emitted during absorption of radiation of some other (invisible) wavelength

(... is a kind of visible light ) a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground

(... is a kind of visible light ) light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas

(... is part of visible light) the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves

(visible light belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

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