albedo

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See also: Albedo and albédo

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin albēdō (whiteness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ælˈbi.doʊ/
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  • Hyphenation: al‧be‧do

Noun[edit]

albedo (countable and uncountable, plural albedos or albedoes)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy, optics) The fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body, commonly expressed as a percentage.
  2. (botany) The whitish inner portion of the rind of citrus fruits that is a source of pectin, commonly referred to as the pith.
  3. (alchemy) One of the four major stages of the magnum opus, involving purification of the prima materia.
    Coordinate terms: nigredo, citrinitas, rubedo

Usage notes[edit]

Albedo is to be distinguished from reflectivity, which refers to one specific wavelength (monochromatic radiation).

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlbedo/, [ˈɑlbe̞do̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlbedo
  • Syllabification: al‧be‧do

Noun[edit]

albedo

  1. albedo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of albedo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative albedo albedot
genitive albedon albedojen
partitive albedoa albedoja
illative albedoon albedoihin
singular plural
nominative albedo albedot
accusative nom. albedo albedot
gen. albedon
genitive albedon albedojen
partitive albedoa albedoja
inessive albedossa albedoissa
elative albedosta albedoista
illative albedoon albedoihin
adessive albedolla albedoilla
ablative albedolta albedoilta
allative albedolle albedoille
essive albedona albedoina
translative albedoksi albedoiksi
instructive albedoin
abessive albedotta albedoitta
comitative albedoineen
Possessive forms of albedo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person albedoni albedomme
2nd person albedosi albedonne
3rd person albedonsa

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin albēdō.

Noun[edit]

albedo f (invariable)

  1. albedo (all senses)

Further reading[edit]

  • albedo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alb(us) (white) +‎ -ēdō (abstract noun suffix).

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Noun[edit]

albēdō f (genitive albēdinis); third declension

  1. (Late Latin) white (color)
  2. (Late Latin) whiteness
    Synonyms: albitūdō, albor, album

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative albēdō albēdinēs
Genitive albēdinis albēdinum
Dative albēdinī albēdinibus
Accusative albēdinem albēdinēs
Ablative albēdine albēdinibus
Vocative albēdō albēdinēs

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin albēdō (whiteness).

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Noun[edit]

albedo n (indeclinable)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy, optics) albedo (fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)
  2. (botany) albedo (part of citrus fruit rind)

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Further reading[edit]

  • albedo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

albedo m (plural albedos)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy) albedo (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin albēdō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈbedo/, [alˈβeðo]

Noun[edit]

albedo m (plural albedos)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy) albedo (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)

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