Herschel effect

noun

Her·​schel effect
ˈhərshəl-
: a partial destruction of the latent image in photography by action of long wave radiation which is either red or infrared

Word History

Etymology

after John F.W.Herschel †1871 English astronomer

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“Herschel effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Herschel%20effect. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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