near-ultraviolet

adjective
near-ul·​tra·​vi·​o·​let | \ ˌnir-ˌəl-trə-ˈvī-(ə-)lət How to pronounce near-ultraviolet (audio) \

Definition of near-ultraviolet

: of, relating to, or being the longest wavelengths of radiation in the ultraviolet spectrum especially between 300 and 400 nanometers

First Known Use of near-ultraviolet

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Near-ultraviolet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/near-ultraviolet. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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