Absorptance

All possible synonyms of the word Absorptance as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absorption coefficient, coefficient of absorption, absorptance

Definition

  • 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; "absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance"

Synonyms

  • absorption coefficient
  • coefficient of absorption
  • absorptance

Hypernyms

  • coefficient: a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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