Autism spectrum disorders have increased by 30 percent in just two years.
The criticism is real and valid, but the sins exist on a spectrum between the technically critical and the theatrically hilarious.
I asked mom about the other end of the spectrum: what was the best thing she remembers a customer doing?
So if pushed to peg myself on the spectrum from Zionist to anti-Zionist, I would classify myself as a post-Zionist.
At the opposite end of the spectrum, Delaware and Minnesota both get about 50 cents for each $1 they pay in federal taxes.
They possessed the property of decomposing light, and in some cases showed all the colours of the spectrum very distinctly.
Human vision, as he knew, utilizes only a tiny fraction of the spectrum.
The almandine produces characteristic bands in the green and the jargoon in the red, green and blue portion of the spectrum.
Overloaded, the bulges' screens flared through the spectrum and failed.
But the violet light of the spectrum and filtered violet sunlight are altogether different things.
1610s, "apparition, specter," from Latin spectrum "appearance, image, apparition," from specere "to look at, view" (see scope (n.1)). Meaning "band of colors formed from a beam of light" first recorded 1670s.
spectrum spec·trum (spěk'trəm)
n. pl. spec·trums or spec·tra (-trə)
The distribution of a characteristic of a physical system or phenomenon, especially the distribution of energy emitted by a radiant source arranged in order of wavelengths.
The color image presented when white light is resolved into its constituent colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.
The plot of intensity as opposed to wavelength of light emitted or absorbed by a substance, usually characteristic of the substance and used in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
The distribution of atomic or subatomic particles in a system, as in a magnetically resolved molecular beam, arranged in order of masses.
The group of pathogenic organisms against which an antibiotic or other antibacterial agent is effective.
Plural spectra (spěk'trə) or spectrums