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Princeton's WordNet

  1. infrared, infrared frequency(noun)

    the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range

    "they could sense radiation in the infrared"

    Synonyms:
    infrared emission, infrared light, infrared radiation, infrared frequency

    Antonyms:
    seeable, visible

  2. infrared, infrared light, infrared radiation, infrared emission(adj)

    electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves

    Synonyms:
    infrared emission, infrared light, infrared radiation, infrared frequency

    Antonyms:
    seeable, visible

  3. infrared(adj)

    having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end

    "infrared radiation"; "infrared photography"

    Antonyms:
    visible, seeable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "infrared":

    infra-red, ir, infrarouge, i.r.

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Infrared":

    Infra red nz, Infa-red, Infared, Infrared nz

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How to use infrared in a sentence?

  1. Alon Gorodetsky:

    Soldiers wear uniforms with the familiar green and brown camouflage patterns to blend into foliage during the day, but under low light and at night, they're still vulnerable to infrared detection, you can draw inspiration from nature that has been developed over millions of years, giving us ideas we might not have been able to come up with otherwise.

  2. Alon Gorodetsky:

    There is a lot of flexibility in how one can deploy this material, essentially, by taking the stickers and putting them all over yourself, you could look one way under optical visualization and another way under an active infrared visualization camera.

  3. Jeff White:

    The millimeter wave radar turns on first. Then the data link gives it a cue and tells the seeker where to open up and look. Then it turns on its IR (infrared) which uses heat seeking technology.

  4. Caroline Kurtz:

    JTACs — they’re only going to use it for writing, so red lights are going to be best for them because they don’t want it to interfere with their night vision, but let’ssay the PJs,on the other hand — maybe they want one that has ultraviolet light so that blood is now visible, or maybe they want one with infrared so that they could signal to each other. So there are all these different options on the light spectrum that we can play on depending on the mission.

  5. February NASA:

    These clouds are so thick that even Hubble’s infrared capability could not penetrate them.

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