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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Light lying just beyond the visible end of the spectrum with a wavelength shorter than visible light but longer than x-rays.

Usage examples (38)
  • Sunscreen can protect the skin from ultraviolet rays from the sun.
  • ultraviolet radiation
  • It's that pesky, invisible specter called ultraviolet light.
  • The band from 0.1 to 0.4 micrometers is called ultraviolet radiation. for more
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