visible spectrum

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Noun1.visible spectrum - the distribution of colors produced when light is dispersed by a prismvisible spectrum - the distribution of colors produced when light is dispersed by a prism
spectrum - an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
electromagnetic spectrum - the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
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The leaf, in one particular stage, when nearly all the prismatic colours are blended on its surface, is often converted by the natives into a superb and striking bead-dress.
From the circumstance of the latter article having been much polished, and displaying prismatic colours on the inside, I conclude that Mr.
During a few minutes there was a bright rainbow, and it was curious to observe the effect of the spray, which being carried along the surface of the water, changed the ordinary semicircle into a circle -- a band of prismatic colours being continued, from both feet of the common arch across the bay, close to the vessel's side: thus forming a distorted, but very nearly entire ring.