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near-infrared radiation

[neer-in-fruh-red]
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noun
  1. the shorter wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation in the infrared region of the spectrum, extending from about 0.75 to 2.5 micrometers, usually radiation reflected from plant materials.
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Also called near-red radiation [neer-red] /ˈnɪərˈrɛd/, solar infrared radiation.
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