white light


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white light

light that contains all the wavelengths of visible light at approximately equal intensities, as in sunlight or the light from white-hot solids

white light

[′wīt ′līt]
(optics)
Any radiation producing the same color sensation as average noon sunlight.
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What we do is to apply certain substances that have the property of absorbing from white light all the colors except those that we would have our houses appear.
It seemed a lighthouse; but it was inside his brain - a flashing, bright white light.
He had opened his mouth to speak to Symon, when he stopped, and suddenly found himself blinking in the full shock of the white light, and looking over the other man's shoulder, he saw that the door was standing open.
I was groping my way, when I suddenly saw a brilliant white light.
As he is about to clasp her he feels a stunning blow upon the back of the neck; a blinding white light blazes all about him with a sound like the shock of a cannon -- then all is darkness and silence!
Below him burned the white lights of the town, a little noisier than usual to-night, for out in the bay a steamer was lying-to, and there had been a few passengers and cargo to land.
The hall was lit by great white lights, low down, which emphasised the shadows on the faces; all the lines seemed to harden under it, and the colours were most crude.
Cancer survivors often suffer from chronic fatigue, and when they do, a new study suggests that waking up to bright white light may help them sleep better.
Residents of SoutherntmlCaliforniaand Arizona were startled just after dusk on Friday when a strange white light which later turned out to be a SpaceX rocket launch appeared in the sky,Daily Mailreports.
Summary: The white light initially appears like a small ray of light but grows larger and changes to a blue-green glow
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The combination of confocal imaging and white light illumination provides greater contrast and superior image quality over a traditional fundus camera.