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Word: spectrum

Definition: colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts


Sentences Containing 'spectrum'

(Bruce Beyer) source: The Spectrum, vol 28 No.
A notable advocate for Open Spectrum is Lawrence Lessig.
A similar formula holds for the momentum operator formula_27, in systems where it has continuous spectrum.
Beers which deviate dramatically from the "average" spectrum are easily accommodated.
Evidently a ray of spectrum red is a simple color, not a compound color.
Flutrimazole is a wide spectrum antifungal drug.
Formaldehyde has been used in many capacities and to investigate many systems including, Rotational spectrum.
He announced that the party was situated at the "left of center" in political spectrum ().
If a similar experiment is made with the remaining spectrum rays, the result is always the same: the individual spectrum colors remain simple, pure colors.
In a magnetic field, their spectrum has a Landau level with energy precisely at the Dirac point.
In order to achieve efficacy, physicians will use broad spectrum antibiotics.
In the general case, its spectrum will neither be entirely discrete nor entirely continuous.
Interpreting the spectrum then amounts to finding the orbits which correspond to peaks in the Fourier transform.
It is a broad spectrum anthelmintic, effective against roundworms, tapeworms, and flukes of domestic animals and humans.
It is also common to consider each frequency in the spectrum separately.
It is an alkylated derivative of and has a similar UV spectrum.
It is the color of the wavelength of light from approximately 620–740 nm on the electromagnetic spectrum.
It is the only graph with this characteristic polynomial, making it a graph determined by its spectrum.
Niemann–Pick type C has a wide clinical spectrum.
On the ZX Spectrum, the game came in separate 48K and 128K versions.
Open spectrum (also known as free spectrum) is a movement to get the Federal Communications Commission to provide more unlicensed, radio frequency spectrum that is available for use by all.
SMG and Global Spectrum are the final two companies in the running to run the Chevrolet Centre.
Spectrum is also the publisher of the Winkler Prins encyclopedia.
Spectrum's final studio LP was "Testimonial" (1973).
Suppose, for example, that a white hat is held at the red end of the spectrum or in any red light.
The "Rosetta" probe actually found that the asteroid has a moderately red spectrum in the visible light and essentially flat spectrum in the near infrared.
The album hits a spectrum of genre-work.
The Brass Section of "Spectrum" and the Brass Section of "The Tops".
The colors formed in this way do not appear to the eye different from the spectrum colors, but they are actually very different.
The emission spectrum is usually sharper than the excitation spectrum, and it is of a longer wavelength and correspondingly lower energy.
The first one, "Spectrum, 14th Century", was a collaboration with Beirut.
The frequency is varied over a range to obtain the impedance spectrum.
The individual spectrum colors are groups of simple, pure colors.
The Ka band is part of the K band of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum.
The label reissued "Spectrum Part One" in 2007, with its bonus tracks titled 'Spectrum Part Two'.
The performance took place in The Spectrum.
The radioactivity of the water covers a spectrum from 65 to 557 Mache units.
The result appears in a spectrum, as a pencil point, between the different political parties or candidates.
The SLG Raman spectrum featured no D and D′ band, indicating its pristine nature.
The SRM (or EBC) number represents a single point in the absorption spectrum of beer.
The trace formula asserts that each periodic orbit contributes a sinusoidal term to the spectrum.
They reformed, initially as Spectrum Plays The Blues, in 1999.
This also occurs in the context of photo-absorption spectrum.
This operator does not have eigenvalues, but has a completely continuous spectrum.
Together with the increase in amplitude, the spectrum of the bias-induced oscillations is narrower than the spectrum of the coherent phonons at zero bias.
Turan wrote, "As always, the spectrum in documentary was most impressive."
TZX is a chunked format with similar scope for the ZX Spectrum series.
Unfortunately this is the same part of the radio spectrum that wireless networking uses.
Using the trace formula to compute a spectrum requires summing over all of the periodic orbits of a system.
When the input signal has a high amplitude and a wide frequency spectrum this is the case.

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