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Visible light   /vˈɪzəbəl laɪt/   Listen
Visible light

(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation.  Synonyms: light, visible radiation.

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"Visible light" Quotes from Famous Books

... but pretty nearly, I'll leave a hole in the ether screen to pass visible light—no, I won't either. You folks can see just as well, even on the direct-vision wall plates, with light heterodyned on the fifth, so we'll close all ether bands, absolutely. All we'll have to leave ...
— Skylark Three • Edward Elmer Smith

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