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Absorption Factor

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1. absorption factor, absorptivity

(physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body

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Absorption Factor

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noun
physics
a measure of the ability of an object to absorb radiation, equal to the ratio of the absorbed radiant flux to the incident flux. For a layer of material the ratio of the flux absorbed between the entry and exit surfaces of the layer to the flux leaving the entry surface is the internal absorptance
. Symbol: α Compare reflectance, transmittance

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