"1. A color measuring numerical system with a warm to cool spectrum measured in degrees Kelvin (K). The lower figures correlate to the warmer (yellower) tones, while the higher numbers reflect the cooler (bluer) tones. 2. A feature of visible light with essential applications in diverse fields, including astrophysics, lighting, videography, photography, horticulture, manufacturing, etc. It is the necessary temperature for a black body to radiate a light color corresponding to that of the light source."