transmittance

noun trans·mit·tance \ tran(t)s-ˈmi-tᵊn(t)s , tranz- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of transmittance

2 : the fraction of radiant energy that having entered a layer of absorbing matter reaches its farther boundary

First Known Use of transmittance

circa 1855

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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transmittance

noun trans·mit·tance \ -ˈmit-ᵊn(t)s \

medical Definition of transmittance

2 : the fraction of radiant energy that having entered a layer of absorbing matter reaches its farther boundary

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