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ˈspɛk trəlspec·tral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectraladjective

    of or relating to a spectrum

    "spectral colors"; "spectral analysis"

  2. apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly, phantasmal, spectral, spiritualadjective

    resembling or characteristic of a phantom

    "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

Wiktionary

  1. spectraladjective

    Having the appearance of a spectre; ghostly.

  2. spectraladjective

    Of, or pertaining to, spectres.

  3. spectraladjective

    Of, or pertaining to, spectra.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spectraladjective

    of or pertaining to a specter; ghosty

  2. Spectraladjective

    of or pertaining to the spectrum; made by the spectrum; as, spectral colors; spectral analysis

Freebase

  1. Spectral

    Spectral is the third full-length studio album by the Swedish melodic death metal band Skyfire. It was released on May 10, 2004 through Arise Records. The lyrical themes include armageddon, loneliness, delusion, despair and mysticism. The Korean release of the album features three bonus songs; "Patterns" and two live tracks "Skyfire" and "Mind Revolution".

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  1. craplets, sceptral

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectral in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of spectral in a Sentence

  1. Tyler Robinson:

    Occultations in the solar system and in the transits of exoplanets are perfectly complementary, in both cases, the light that is transmitted through the atmosphere carries with it the spectral signatures of whatever gases, hazes, and clouds might be present in the planet's atmosphere.

  2. Joseph Conrad:

    How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?

  3. Peter Schultz:

    We show that carbon acts like a stealth darkening agent, from the standpoint of spectral analysis, it's like an invisible paint.

  4. Jennifer Glass:

    The big question, and a topic of active scientific debate, is whether the purple bacteria living on the ancient Earth had the ability to protect themselves from UV radiation well enough to inhabit vast expanses of the land surface, like plants do on the modern Earth, the spectral signature of the pigment would be much stronger if the pigmented bacteria covered the land surface.

  5. Joseph Conrad:

    How does one kill fear, I wonder How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by the spectral throat

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    • A. interrogate
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