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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infra-red  \In`fra-red"\,  a.  [Infra-  +  red.]  (Physics) 
  Lying  outside  the  visible  spectrum  at  its  red  end  --  said  of 
  rays  less  refrangible  than  the  extreme  red  rays. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infrared 
  adj  :  having  or  employing  wavelengths  longer  than  light  but 
  shorter  than  radio  waves;  lying  outside  the  visible 
  spectrum  at  its  red  end  "infrared  radiation"; 
  "infrared  photography" 
  n  1:  the  infrared  part  of  the  electromagnetic  spectrum; 
  electromagnetic  wave  frequencies  below  the  visible 
  range;  "they  could  sense  radiation  in  the  infrared" 
  [syn:  {infrared  frequency}] 
  2:  electromagnetic  radiation  with  wavelengths  longer  than 
  visible  light  but  shorter  than  radio  waves  [syn:  {infrared 
  light},  {infrared  radiation},  {infrared  emission}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  infrared 
 
    IR  Electromagnetic  waves  in  the  frequency 
  range  just  below  visible  light  corresponding  to  radiated  heat. 
  IR  waves  can  be  generated  by  a  kind  of  {LED}  and  are  often 
  used  for  remote  controls  for  televisions  etc  and  in  some 
  {docking  stations}. 
 
  (1997-01-30) 
 
 




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