a broad spectrum

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a broad spectrum

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : having a specified extension from side to side

  3. : extending far and wide : spacious

  1. : in a broad (see 1broad 4a) manner : fully

  1. : woman

  2. : an expansion of a river

spectrum play
  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

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

  3. : electromagnetic spectrum


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