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Meaning of ALBEDO

Pronunciation:  al'beedow

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 Definition: [n]  the ratio of reflected to incident light
 
 Synonyms: reflective power
 
 See Also: ratio

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al*be"do\, n. [L., fr. albus white.]
Whiteness. Specifically: (Astron.) The ratio which the light
reflected from an unpolished surface bears to the total light
falling upon that surface.

 

 

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