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spectrum

spec·trum

spectrum

 
pronunciation:
spek trm
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part of speech: noun
inflections: spectra, spectrums
definition 1: an array of a physical system or phenomenon according to the magnitude of one of its properties such as mass or wavelength, esp. an array of light in the order of wavelengths that produces the rainbow.
definition 2: a range or series of various but related subjects or things in a continuous sequence.
the whole spectrum of political opinion
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