ultraviolet (n.)

  1. radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays

    [ Syn: ultraviolet radiation , ultraviolet light , ultraviolet illumination , uv ]

    ultraviolet (adj.)

  1. having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end; ultraviolet radiation; an ultraviolet lamp'

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