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ABSORPTION FACTOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does absorption factor mean? 

ABSORPTION FACTOR (noun)
  The noun ABSORPTION FACTOR has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ABSORPTION FACTOR used as a noun is very rare.


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ABSORPTION FACTOR (noun)


Sense 1absorption factor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

absorption factor; absorptivity

Hypernyms ("absorption factor" is a kind of...):

physical property (a property used to characterize physical objects)

Domain category:

natural philosophy; physical science; physics (the science of matter and energy and their interactions)


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