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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
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Pertaining to ultraviolet radiation. Abbreviated UV.
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(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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Moreover, the potential reactivation of microorganisms following exposure to UV light in milk has not been extensively examined.
The company has confirmed that its innovative range of UV light fluorescing adhesives, under both blue and yellow-green UV wavelengths, will bring new confidence to the process of zero-defect detection, especially for manufacturers of corrugated boxes and folding cartons.
Asia-Pacific gained the largest market share for UV light stabilizers, pertaining to its booming industrial sector.
The humid forest habitat has relatively higher component of ambient UV light, and the fluorescence is emitted in blue color.
Certain fluorophores may only fluoresce when excited by "invisible" UV light. In the case of a lure that's coated with a UV brightener, it may appear pale and ordinary looking under room lighting, but fluoresce under a blacklight, which is emitting UV as part of its emission spectrum.
TechNavio's analysts forecast UV Light Disinfection market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 13.98 percent over the period 2014-2019.
For example, reindeers use UV light to help distinguish polar bears in white snow.
To counter this, "Food processors have begun flashing high-energy UV light waves several times a second onto the surface of the mushrooms.
Tokyo, Oct 4, 2013 - (JCN) - FUJIFILM Corporation will launch three types of UVSCALE, the world's first* UV light amount distribution measurement film that visualizes light amount distribution of a broad range of UV lights of 4-6,000mJ/cm2 using color optical density of the film.