reflectance

noun re·flec·tance \ ri-ˈflek-tən(t)s \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reflectance

: the fraction of the total radiant flux incident upon a surface that is reflected and that varies according to the wavelength distribution of the incident radiation called also re*flec*tiv*i*ty\ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\; compare albedo

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1926

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reflectance

noun re·flec·tance \ ri-ˈflek-tən(t)s \

medical Definition of reflectance

: the fraction of the total radiant flux incident upon a surface that is reflected and that varies according to the wavelength distribution of the incident radiation called also reflection coefficient, reflection factor

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