Spectrum - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspektrəm|  American pronunciation of the word spectrum
Brit.  |ˈspɛktrəm|  British pronunciation of the word spectrum

noun

- an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
- a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities

Examples

beautiful scarves in all the colors of the spectrum

...the complete spectrum of opinions on this hotly debated subject...

The bill drew support from across the political spectrum.

The two articles here represent opposite ends of the spectrum.

Her music is at the opposite end of the spectrum from the music her mother made.

...in his speeches he manifests a transcendental ability to inspire people from all points on the political spectrum...

...a child-welfare cause that has made bedfellows of activists who are normally on opposite ends of the political spectrum...

At the opposite end of the political spectrum are the Marxist theories.

a prominent green line in the spectrum of the auroras is called the 'auroral line'

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