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Light Study Guide Chapter 18

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Transparent
is a matrial that allows light to come through
translucent
scatters light that passes through it
image
a copy of an object formed by rflected or refracted rays of light
regular reflection
a reflection that occurs when paralell light waves strike a surface
mirage
a false or disorted image
polarized light
a type of light including light with waves that vibrate in only one pass
dispersion
the process of disolving by breaking into smaller peices
primary colors
three colors that can be combined to create millons of colors
secondary colors
new color that results when any two of the primary colors are combined
complementary color of light
any two colors of light that combine to form white light
phosphor
a solid material that emits light by flouresence
laser
a device that generates a beam of coherent light
coherent
light waves having the same wave length