Infrared vs Infrasound - What's the difference?

infrared | infrasound |


As nouns the difference between infrared and infrasound

is that 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 while infrasound is (physics) sound waves having frequency below the human audible range (below about 20 hz).

As an adjective infrared

is having the wavelength in the infrared.

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

    infrasound

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia infrasound)
  • (physics) Sound waves having frequency below the human audible range (below about 20 Hz).
  • Antonyms

    * ultrasound