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infrared filter

[¦in·frə¦red ′fil·tər]
(optics)
A substance or device which is highly transparent to infrared radiation at certain wavelengths while absorbing other types of electromagnetic radiation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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