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black light:see ultraviolet radiationultraviolet radiation,
invisible electromagnetic radiation between visible violet light and X rays; it ranges in wavelength from about 400 to 4 nanometers and in frequency from about 1015 to 1017 hertz.
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black light[′blak ‚līt]
Invisible light, such as ultraviolet rays which fall on fluorescent materials and cause them to emit visible light.
Invisible ultraviolet electromagnetic energy near the visible spectrum; useful for exciting fluorescent paints, dyes, etc., so that they become visible.