near-infrared radiation

[neer-in-fruh-red]
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.
Also called near-red radiation [neer-red] /ˈnɪərˈrɛd/, solar infrared radiation.
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