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English Dictionary: Ultraviolet by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ultraviolet
adj
  1. having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end; "ultraviolet radiation"; "an ultraviolet lamp"
n
  1. radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays
    Synonym(s): ultraviolet, ultraviolet radiation, ultraviolet light, ultraviolet illumination, UV
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ultraviolet \Ul`tra*vi"o*let\, a. [Pref. ultra- + violet.]
      (Physics)
      Lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end; -- said
      of rays more refrangible than the extreme violet rays of the
      spectrum.
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