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infrared radiation
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum usually sensed as heat. Infrared wavelengths are longer than those of visible light, extending into the microwave frequencies. They are used therapeutically as heat, and also to warm food in restaurants.
Definition Source
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Used For
infrared light
infrared rays
Broader Term
electromagnetic radiation
Narrower Term
near infrared radiation
terrestrial radiation
Related Term
infrared photogrammetry
photothermotherapy
thermal radiation
Spanish
radiación infrarroja
Term Number
36200