absorption coefficient

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  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˌkoʊ.əˈfɪʃ.n̩t/, /æbˈzɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˌkoʊ.əˈfɪʃ.n̩t/, /əbˈzɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˌkoʊ.əˈfɪʃ.n̩t/, /əbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˌkoʊ.əˈfɪʃ.n̩t/

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absorption coefficient (plural absorption coefficients)

  1. (physics) A measure of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation as it passes through a specific substance; the fraction of incident radiation absorbed by unit mass or unit thickness; absorptivity.

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