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Search Results for: infrared

Infrared

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging between 770 nm and 1000 nm Supplement The... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Electromagnetic spectrum

Definition noun The spectrum of all types of electromagnetic radiation Supplement The electromagnetic spectrum includes... Read More

Microwave

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation that is generally characterized by wavelengths ranging from one meter to... Read More

Sunlight

Definition noun The electromagnetic radiation of the sun that reaches the earth, particularly infrared, visible light, and... Read More

Chlorophyll d

Definition noun A type of chlorophyll found in marine red algae and cyanobacteria, and absorbs the infrared light of the... Read More

Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds

 Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds      ... Read More

Ir

Ir (Science: abbreviation) infrared. symbol for... Read More

Ultraviolet ray

Definition noun, plural: ultraviolet rays A ray characterized generally by a wavelength between 10 nm to about 400... Read More

Greenhouse effect

Definition noun The distinctive heating effect on the Earth's surface due to the gases in the atmosphere that trap solar... Read More

Invisible spectrum

Invisible spectrum The radiation lying on either side of visible light, i.e., infrared and ultraviolet... Read More

Thermoreceptor

Definition noun, plural: thermoreceptors The sensory nerve ending in a sensory cell sensitive to changes in temperature... Read More

Inorganic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry      ... Read More

Fingerprint

Fingerprint 1. An impression of the inked bulb of the distal phalanx of a finger, showing the configuration of the surface... Read More

X-ray

Definition noun, plural: X-rays (1) A ray characterized generally by its wavelength ranging from 0.01 to 10 nm, and... Read More

Gamma ray

Definition noun, plural: gamma rays Very powerful and penetrating, high-energy electromagnetic radiation of shorter... Read More

Electromagnetic radiation

Definition noun The radiation that consists of associated, interacting electric and magnetic field waves traveling at the... Read More

Wavelength

wavelength (Science: radiobiology) The length of a single cycle of a wave, usually measured from crest-to-crest. For... Read More

Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination is defined as perceiving something that seems real but in fact, it is not. Some references take it as a... Read More