infrared

Definitions

Computing

Construction

  • Descriptive of invisible electromagnetic radiation that, when produced by a light source, is usually undesirable, except in certain industrial applications, such as drying and baking finished surfaces.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a form of invisible light, below the visible red level on the light scale.

Medical

  • adjective relating to infrared radiation

Military

  • adjective relating to a form of red light which is used in some night-viewing devices because it is invisible to the naked eye.
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