a broad spectrum

Definition of a broad spectrum

  1. :  a range of many different kinds The conference was attended by a broad spectrum of religious leaders.

Word by Word Definitions

broadplay
  1. :  having ample extent from side to side or between limits

    :  having a specified extension from side to side

    :  extending far and wide :  spacious

  1. :  in a broad (see 1broad 3a) manner :  fully

spectrumplay
  1. :  a continuum of color formed when a beam of white light is dispersed (as by passage through a prism) so that its component wavelengths are arranged in order

    :  any of various continua that resemble a color spectrum in consisting of an ordered arrangement by a particular characteristic (as frequency or energy): such as

    :  electromagnetic spectrum


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