albedo

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noun al·be·do \ al-ˈbē-(ˌ)dō \

Definition of albedo

plural albedos
:reflective power; specifically :the fraction of incident radiation (such as light) that is reflected by a surface or body (such as the moon or a cloud) — compare reflectance

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Origin and Etymology of albedo

Late Latin, whiteness, from Latin albus


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albedo

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noun al·be·do \ al-ˈbēd-(ˌ)ō \

medical Definition of albedo

plural albedos
:the fraction of incident light or electromagnetic radiation that is reflected by a surface or body (as the moon or the skin)


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