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near-infrared

near–infrared

adjective near–in·fra·red \ˌnir-ˌin-frə-ˈred, -(ˌ)frä-\

Definition of NEAR-INFRARED

:  of or relating to the shorter wavelengths of radiation in the infrared spectrum and especially to those between 0.7 and 2.5 micrometers

First Known Use of NEAR-INFRARED

1950

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