Definitions for absorptivity

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word absorptivity

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absorptivity(noun)

    absorptiveness

Translation

Find a translation for the absorptivity definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these absorptivity definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"absorptivity." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 26 Nov. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/absorptivity>.

Are we missing a good definition for absorptivity?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for absorptivity: