ultraviolet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “ultraviolet” in the English Dictionary

"ultraviolet" in British English

See all translations

ultravioletadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌl.trəˈvaɪə.lət/ (abbreviation UV)
(Definition of ultraviolet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ultraviolet" in American English

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of ultraviolet?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More