reflectance

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noun re·flec·tance \ri-ˈflek-tən(t)s\

Definition of reflectance

  1. :  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 — compare albedo —called also re*flec*tiv*i*ty \ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\

First Known Use of reflectance

1926


Medical Dictionary

reflectance

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noun re·flec·tance \ri-ˈflek-tən(t)s\

Medical Definition of reflectance

  1. :  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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