absorptivity


ab·sorp·tiv·i·ty

noun \əb-ˌsrp-ˈti-və-tē, -ˌzrp-\
plural ab·sorp·tiv·i·ties

Definition of ABSORPTIVITY

:  the property of a body that determines the fraction of incident radiation absorbed by the body

First Known Use of ABSORPTIVITY

circa 1859

ab·sorp·tiv·i·ty

noun \əb-ˌsrp-ˈtiv-ət-ē, -ˌzrp-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ab·sorp·tiv·i·ties

Medical Definition of ABSORPTIVITY

: the property of a body that determines the fraction of incident radiation absorbed by the body

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