near-infrared radiation

near-infrared radiation

[neer-in-fruh-red]
noun
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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To near-infrared radiation
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: near-equal
Next Definition: near-legged
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for near-infrared radiation
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing near-infrared radiation
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature