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false color

[¦fȯls ¦kəl·ər]
(optics)
Color assigned to frequency bands that are normally invisible to the human eye (such as infrared radiation) in an image in order to enhance contrasts or to display those colors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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