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near infrared Explained

near infrared at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

near (close to) + infrared (light with a wavelength longer than visble light)

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • Inter: physic » s infrared light closest in wavelength to visible light, from .7 - 1.4 µm.

  • :: We know, from looking at an infrared image of a cat, that many things emit infrared light. But many things also reflect infrared light, particularly near infrared light. Near infrared radiation is not related to the temperature of the object being photographed - unless the object is very, very hot. "The Infrared" from The Electromagnetic Spectrum (National Aironautics and Space Administration, United States Goverment). [http://imagers.gsfc.nasa.gov/ems/infrared.html]

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » infrared light near visable light
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|近赤外線|tr=kinsekigaisen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|infrarrojo cercano|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ta » near infrared
    Translation: tr » near infrared