Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
spectral

spec·tral

spectral

pronunciation:
spek trl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or like a specter.
synonyms:
ghostly, phantom
similar words:
demonic, ghastly, incorporeal, otherworldly, phantomlike, shadowy, spiritual, supernatural, wraithlike
definition 2: of, pertaining to, produced by, or like a spectrum.
derivations: spectrally (adv.), spectrality (n.), spectralness (n.)