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  1. term for invisible rays that have a frequency beyond that of violet (have short wavelengths and high frequencies)
  2. term for a sheet of material that is transparent to some frequencies and opaque to others
  3. What determines an object's color?
  4. the primary colors of light
  5. term for light's property of alternating bright and dark bands when a light is shone through two adjacent pinholes
  6. the absence of all colors of light
  7. term for our subjective response to the intensity of reflected light
  8. term for a color without any shading or tinting
  9. term for a device that was long used to observe eclipses; a dark chamber into which light is admitted through a narrow aperture in one wal
  10. term for blending two or more kinds of monochromatic light
  11. term for the six colors of light, which are obainable from the white light of the sun
  12. If a surface belongs to an object made of a _____ material, most of the light travels through the object-- that is, most of the light is transmitted.
  13. term for the three colors of light that, when mixed in equal amounts, make white
  14. Arab scholar often regarded as the father of scientific optics; the first to clearly state that light actually comes to our seeing eyes from objects illuminated by a source
  15. term for our perception of the frequency of light
  16. term for light of a single frequency or within a narrow range of frequencies corresponding to the same color
  17. term for dyes and paints
  18. the mnemonic device for the six colors of light that can be distinctly seen
  19. term for colors of light that are blends of two primaries in equal amounts
  20. term for mixing paints on a palette
  21. term for invisible rays that have a frequency below the frequency of red light (have long wavelengths and low frequencies)
  22. two terms for cyan, magenta, and yellow
  23. term for the qualitative aspect of color
  24. term for two or more monochromatic lights that are mixed
  25. the color of a surface that reflects between 10% and 80% of the light at any frequency
  26. term for the streams of particles that made up light, according to Newton
  27. the sum of all colors of light
  28. Since interference is exhibited by _____ not by moving particles, Young argued that light must be ______.
  29. term for red, green, and blue when they are obtained by subtractive mixing
  30. When light falls on a nontransparent, or ____, material, the individual rays are either reflected or absorbed.
  31. term for any two colors whose additive mixture is white
  32. term for light's property of traveling in a straight line