emittance

noun
emit·​tance | \ ē-ˈmi-tᵊn(t)s How to pronounce emittance (audio) \

Definition of emittance

1 : the energy radiated by the surface of a body per second per unit area

First Known Use of emittance

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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