Definition of white light in English:

white light

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[mass noun]
  • Apparently colourless light, for example ordinary daylight. It contains all the wavelengths of the visible spectrum at equal intensity.
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    • With a prism ordinary white light can be split into a spectrum that resembles a rainbow.
    • The coloured rays of light entered this second prism and a single ray of white light emerged.
    • UV-B irradiation was performed either in the absence of other light sources or in the presence of white light.

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