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near-infrared radiation

[neer-in-fruh-red] /nɪərˌɪn frəˈrɛd/
noun
1.
the shorter wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation in the infrared region of the spectrum, extending from about 0.75 to 2.5 micrometers, usually radiation reflected from plant materials.
Also called near-red radiation, solar infrared radiation.
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