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the part of the electromagnetic spectrum with wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; in the range 0.4 × 10--6 and 1 × 10--8 metres


Pertaining to ultraviolet radiation. Abbreviated UV.


(1) See ultraviolet light.

(2) A cloud-based storage locker for licensed content from the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (see DECE). Under the Digital HD brand, purchases of Blu-ray discs with redeemable coupons and purchases of movies and TV shows (not rental) from participating online retailers entitles users to keep their content in the UltraViolet cloud and stream or download it as required.

Depending on the retailer's agreement, content might be sharable with friends and family, and parental access can be applied. A physical disc may also be obtainable. See Digital HD, Blu-ray Combo Pack and media locker.
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When female jumping spiders are exposed to UV light,
UV light penetrates the water thoroughly, so no additional cycles through the system are necessary.
In the prototype, we position the lights throughout the lavatory so that it floods the touch surfaces like the toilet seat, sink and countertops with the UV light once a person exits the lavatory.
In another test, the scientists gave the mice varying doses of vitamin D supplements, but did not expose the animals to UV light.
Sunscreens work by blocking or absorbing the UV light to protect the skin from damage.
Patterns can be photochemically foamed into sheet by masking the uv light or drawing lines with a uv laser.
CoolCureXL[R] RC-801 Curing System, a pulsed UV light curing system that is designed to specifically match the required footprint for demanding heat-sensitive, batch-process, or continuous-process curing applications, has been introduced by Xenon Corporation.
UV15X-5 cures at room temperatures in very short time periods upon exposure to UV light, according to the company.
Phoseon Technology has entered into a technology evaluation and development agreement with Spectra to exploit solid state UV light sources for the industrial printing market.
The light show in your mouth is mostly due to the interaction between UV light and the mint's wintergreen flavoring.