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Synonyms for spectral
ˈspɛk trəlspec·tral

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spectral

    Synonyms:
    ghostly, ghastly, cadaverous, shadowy, visionary, illusionary

    Antonyms:
    bodily, substantial, corporal, fleshly, palpable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectraladjective

    of or relating to a spectrum

    "spectral colors"; "spectral analysis"

    Synonyms:
    apparitional, ghostlike, spiritual, phantasmal, ghostly

    Antonyms:
    natural

  2. apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly, phantasmal, spectral, spiritualadjective

    resembling or characteristic of a phantom

    "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

    Synonyms:
    religious, ghostly, spiritual, apparitional, unearthly, phantasmal, ghostlike

    Antonyms:
    natural

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spectraladjective

    Synonyms:
    ghostly, phantom-like

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spectraladjective

    Synonyms:
    phantomlike, ghostly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spectral":

    spectra, spectrometry, spectrum, spectroscopic

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#3706spiritual
#4483spectrum
#10291spectra
#10893spectral
#19590visionary
#23498spectrometry
#33230spectroscopic
#34948ghostly
#38689shadowy
#47042ghastly
#79310unearthly
#138828illusionary
#194565cadaverous
#280933phantasmal
#301114ghostlike

How to use spectral in a sentence?

  1. Peter Schultz:

    We show that carbon acts like a stealth darkening agent, from the standpoint of spectral analysis, it's like an invisible paint.

  2. Tyler Robinson:

    Occultations in the solar system and in the transits of exoplanets are perfectly complementary, in both cases, the light that is transmitted through the atmosphere carries with it the spectral signatures of whatever gases, hazes, and clouds might be present in the planet's atmosphere.

  3. Scott Sandford:

    This sort of spectral matching is a way to identify an unknown, good spectral matches suggest possible identifications, while bad matches eliminate them. Most of the spectra are dominated by minerals that are consistent with the identification of this meteorite as a carbonaceous chondrite.

  4. John Berger:

    Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.

  5. Jennifer Glass:

    The big question, and a topic of active scientific debate, is whether the purple bacteria living on the ancient Earth had the ability to protect themselves from UV radiation well enough to inhabit vast expanses of the land surface, like plants do on the modern Earth, the spectral signature of the pigment would be much stronger if the pigmented bacteria covered the land surface.


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