transmissivity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

transmissive +‎ -ity

Noun[edit]

transmissivity (countable and uncountable, plural transmissivities)

  1. (physics) A measure of the capacity of a material to transmit radiation (the ratio of the amounts of energy transmitted and received)
  2. (geology) A measure of the the capacity of a saturated aquifer to transmit water horizontally. SI units: m²/s. Symbol: T.

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