Definition of absorptances


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • absorptances is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 18 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • absorptances is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 22 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of absorptances

  • 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 (noun)

    Examples

    1. absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance

    Synonyms

    1. absorption coefficient
    2. coefficient of absorption

See definition of absorptances in Merriam Webster