ultraviolet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “ultraviolet” in the English Dictionary

"ultraviolet" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌʌl.trəˈvaɪə.lət/ (abbreviation UV)
Ultraviolet ​light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= ​lightpurple) end of the ​range of ​colours that can be ​seen by ​humans. Light of this ​typecauses the ​skin to ​becomedarker in the ​sun.
(Definition of ultraviolet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ultraviolet" in American English

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ultravioletadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌʌl·trəˈvɑɪ·ə·lɪt/
physics describeslight at the ​purple end of the spectrum (= set of ​colors into which ​light is separated), which cannot be ​seen by ​humanbeings
(Definition of ultraviolet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ultraviolet”
in Spanish ultravioleta…
in Vietnamese thuộc tia tử ngoại…
in Malaysian ultralembayung…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับรังสีอัลตราไวโอเลต…
in French ultraviolet…
in German das Ultraviolett…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紫外线的…
in Turkish ultraviyole, morötesi…
in Russian ультрафиолетовый…
in Indonesian ultraviolet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紫外線的…
in Polish ultrafioletowy…
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