Definition of

Diffraction Grating

  1. (noun, artifact) optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum

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Synonyms of Diffraction Grating


Alternate forms of Diffraction Grating

Hyponyms: echelon

Hypernyms: optical device

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