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Noun: coefficient of absorption - A measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber
"coefficient of absorption equals 1 minus transmittance"; - absorption coefficient, absorptance
Derived forms: coefficients of absorption Type of: coefficient |
Nearest codon codpiece codswallop Cody co-ed coeducate co-educate coeducation coeducational coefficient coefficient of absorption coefficient of concordance coefficient of correlation coefficient of drag coefficient of elasticity coefficient of expansion coefficient of friction coefficient of mutual induction coefficient of reflection coefficient of self induction coefficient of viscosity |