black light

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black light

n.
1. Invisible ultraviolet or infrared radiation. Black light causes fluorescent materials to emit visible light and is used to take pictures in the dark.
2. A lamp designed to produce such radiation: rented a black light for the Halloween party.

black light

n
(General Physics) the invisible electromagnetic radiation in the ultraviolet and infrared regions of the spectrum

black′ light′


n.
invisible infrared or ultraviolet light.
[1925–30]
Translations
luz negra
mustavalolamppu
lumière noire
black light
bec negrudark light
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