Spectrum

spectrum

A charted band of wavelengths of electromagnetic vibrations obtained by refraction and diffraction.

By extension, a measurable range of activity, such as the range of bacteria affected by an antibiotic (antibacterial spectrum) or the complete range of manifestations of a disease.


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