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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorption coefficient, coefficient of absorption, absorptance(noun)

    a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber

    "absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance"

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  1. absorption coefficient(Noun)

    a measure of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation as it passes through a specific substance; the fraction of incident radiation absorbed by unit mass or unit thickness

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absorption coefficient in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absorption coefficient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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