Meaning of SPECTRUM in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ spektrəm ]
( spectra, or spectrums)
The spectrum is the range of different colours which is produced when light passes through a glass prism or through a drop of water. A rainbow shows the colours in the spectrum.
N-SING : the N
A spectrum is a range of a particular type of thing.
Politicians across the political spectrum have denounced the act...
The term ‘special needs’ covers a wide spectrum of problems.
N-COUNT : usu sing , with supp
A spectrum is a range of light waves or radio waves within particular frequencies.
Vast amounts of energy, from X-rays right through the spectrum down to radio waves, are escaping into space...
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006