continuous spectrum

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continuous spectrum

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A spectrum appearing uninterrupted by lines or bands across a range of wavelengths.

continuous spectrum

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(General Physics) a spectrum that contains or appears to contain all wavelengths but not spectrum lines over a wide portion of its range. The emission spectrum of incandescent solids is continuous; bremsstrahlung spectra consisting of a large number of lines may appear continuous
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As shown in Table 1, for the original spectrum, continuous wavelet analysis was more effective than correlation coefficient analysis in improving the determination coefficient for chlorophyll prediction.