absorptivity

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noun ab·sorp·tiv·i·ty \əb-ˌsȯrp-ˈti-və-tē, -ˌzȯrp-\

Definition of absorptivity

plural

absorptivities

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

Origin and Etymology of absorptivity

absorptive + -ity


First Known Use: 1872


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absorptivity

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noun ab·sorp·tiv·i·ty \əb-ˌsȯrp-ˈtiv-ət-ē, -ˌzȯrp-\

Medical Definition of absorptivity

plural

absorptivities

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

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