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wave·band

 (wāv′bănd′)
n.
A range of frequencies, especially radio frequencies, such as those assigned to communication transmissions.
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waveband

(ˈweɪvˌbænd)
n
(Telecommunications) a range of wavelengths or frequencies used for a particular type of radio transmission
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Noun1.waveband - a band of adjacent radio frequencies (e.g., assigned for transmitting radio or television signals)
band - a range of frequencies between two limits
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
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Translations

waveband

[ˈweɪvbænd] Nbanda f de frecuencia
long wavebandonda f larga
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waveband

[ˈweɪvbænd] nbande f de fréquences
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waveband

[ˈweɪvˌbænd] n (Radio) → gamma di lunghezza d'onda
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The four-CMOS prism design simultaneously captures red, green, blue, and near infrared spectral wavebands for both high colour accuracy and multi-spectral analysis via the NIR channel.
Regarding frequencies, the press release continued, the TW-950 TSM Shadow radio covers UHF wavebands encompassing L-band (one to two gigahertz) and part of the S-band (two to four gigahertz).
In this work we consider that the wavelengths in a single fiber are grouped into wavebands. Each fiber link carries F wavebands, each waveband consisting of L consecutive wavelengths.
Milne in addition to his colleagues foundation their conclusions with findings made by your Hubble Room Telescope in addition to NASA's Quick satellite, containing devices that view ultraviolet and other wavebands. The information compiled using Quick had been "crucial" because small work day in the direction of your red or even azure selection "became apparent merely as a result of Swift's committed follow-up findings inside ultraviolet, " your declaration mentioned.
Spectacular photos show what you would see if your eyes had different specifications: if, perhaps, they were as large as gymnasiums with pupils 8 or 10 meters across, perfect focus, and--most importantly of all--a super retina with fantastically sensitive pixels able to see in all sorts of adjustable wavebands, many of them outside the human range.
Table 2: Chlorophyll content and color of green perilla leaves 41 days after treatments under different wavebands of blue light at 5 nm intervals (B1B8) in the range of 430 to 470 nm
The most important wavebands for plant growth are the absorption peaks of chlorophyll located in the red (625-675 nm) and blue (425-475 nm) regions, respectively.
Chlorophyll destiny was then calculated with the following equations(Arnon, 1949): Chlorophyll a=(12.71A663-2.59A645) V/W 1000 Chlorophyll b=(22.88A645-4.67A663) V/W 1000 Total chlorophyll content =(8.04A663+20.29A645) V/W 1000 Note: V,10ml; W, 0.05g Vegetation indices used in this analysis: In this section, we described eight vegetation indices (Table 2) those were examined for their potential to estimate CHLD and optimum spectral wavebands.
Therefore galaxies, even those that it has not been possible to observe with optical telescopes, can be detected using these wavebands. Furthermore, millimeter/submillimeter waves are suitable for observation of distant galaxies.
The instrument package includes four active radiometers for measuring canopy spectral reflectance in three wavebands, eight infrared thermometers for measuring canopy temperature, four sonar sensors that measure canopy height, and an RTK UPS receiver for horizontal and vertical positioning.
The Model 228 lens from Resolve Optics provides high performance in both the UV and visible wavebands, enabling forensic scientists and crime scene investigators to identify and focus on a target in the visible, then quickly slide the UV filter across to take images in the UV without having to refocus.