Redlight vs Infrared - What's the difference?

redlight | infrared |


As a verb redlight

is to deny, reject, or disapprove; to prohibit from proceeding.

As a noun infrared is

electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength longer than visible light, but shorter than microwave radiation, having a wavelength between 700 nm and 1 mm.

As an adjective infrared is

having the wavelength in the infrared.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

redlight

English

Alternative forms

* red-light

Verb

  • To deny, reject, or disapprove; to prohibit from proceeding.
  • To stop or cancel.
  • Synonyms

    * (disapprove) deny, disapprove, forbid, give the red light, prohibit

    Antonyms

    * greenlight

    infrared

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength longer than visible light, but shorter than microwave radiation, having a wavelength between 700 nm and 1 mm
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Having the wavelength in the infrared.
  • infrared light
    infrared waves
    infrared radiation
  • In the infrared spectrum.
  • Derived terms

    * infrared astronomy * infrared camera * infrared detector * infrared divergence * infrared film * infrared filter * infrared fixed point * infrared homing * infrared imagery * infrared lamp * infrared microscope * infrared motion detector * infrared multiphoton dissociation * infrared photography * infrared pointer * infrared port * infrared radiation * infrared remote control * infrared repellor * infrared sauna * infrared spectroscopy * infrared thermometer