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Meaning of ABSORPTIVITY

Pronunciation:  'absorp'tivitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
 

ABSORPTIVITY is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: absorption factor
 
 See Also: physical property

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab`sorp*tiv"i*ty\, n.
Absorptiveness.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A constant used in the Beer-Lambert Law which relates the concentration of the substance being measured (in moles) to the absorbance of the substance in solution (how well the substance in solution blocks light beamed through it from getting out on the other side).
 

 

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