nearinfrared 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.
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