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  1. absorptivity, absorption factor(noun)

    (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body

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  1. absorptivity(Noun)

    The quality of being absorptive; absorptiveness.

  2. absorptivity(Noun)

    The constant a in the Beer's law relation A = abc, where A is the absorbance, b the path length, and c the concentration of solution. Also known as absorptive power. Formerly known as absorbency index; absorption constant; extinction coefficient.

  3. absorptivity(Noun)

    The fraction of radiation absorbed by a surface to the total radiation incident on the surface.

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  1. Absorptivity(noun)


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