DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

spectrum meaning

EN[ˈspektrəm] [ˈspɛkt(ʃ)ɹəm] [-ɛktrəm]
WSpectrum
  • A spectrum (plural spectra or spectrums) is a condition that is not limited to a specific set of values but can vary infinitely within a continuum.
  • Spectrum has since been applied by analogy to topics outside of optics. Thus, one might talk about the spectrum of political opinion, or the spectrum of activity of a drug, or the autism spectrum.
  • In most modern usages of spectrum there is a unifying theme between extremes at either end. Some older usages of the word did not have a unifying theme, but they led to modern ones through a sequence of events set out below.
spectrum
spectrum
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Nouns with irregular plurals
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. en spectrums
      2. en spectrumy
      3. en spectrum disorder
      4. en spectrum analyser
      5. en spectrum analyzer
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of spectrum for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "spectrum" is a noun, more specifically, a nouns with irregular plural and a countable noun.
      Difficultness: Level 4
      12345678910
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 8
      12345678910
      Definite    ➨     Versatile
      0.104