lambert

noun
lam·​bert | \ ˈlam-bərt How to pronounce lambert (audio) \

Definition of lambert

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: the centimeter-gram-second unit of brightness equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that radiates or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

Lambert

biographical name
Lam·​bert | \ ˈlam-bərt How to pronounce Lambert (audio) \

Definition of Lambert (Entry 2 of 2)

John 1619–1683 English general

First Known Use of lambert

Noun

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lambert

Noun

Johann H. Lambert †1777 German physicist & philosopher

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lambert

noun
lam·​bert | \ ˈlam-bərt How to pronounce lambert (audio) \

Medical Definition of lambert

: the centimeter-gram-second unit of brightness equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that radiates or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

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