Definition of Reflective power

1. Noun. The ratio of reflected to incident light.

Exact synonyms: Albedo
Generic synonyms: Ratio



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reflective Power

reflecting telescopes
reflectingly
reflectings
reflection
reflection X-ray microscopy
reflection coefficient
reflection factor
reflection nebula
reflection nebulae
reflection nebulas
reflectional
reflectionally
reflectionless
reflections
reflective
reflective power (current term)
reflectively
reflectiveness
reflectivenesses
reflectivities
reflectivity
reflectogram
reflectograms
reflectography
reflectometer
reflectometers
reflectometries
reflectometry
reflector

Literary usage of Reflective power

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1. Principles of Physics, Or Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of by Benjamin Silliman (1871)
"For the same reason, the reflective power of a substance is generally increased by polishing or hammering, and diminished by roughening or scratching it; ..."

2. Elements of Psychology by Edwin Crawford Hewett (1889)
"The reflective power acts in several ways; writers do not agree fully in respect ... By some, the reflective power is called the Understanding; by others, ..."

3. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"As a general rule, the reflective power of metals increases with the ... Thus the reflective power of gold for rays of wavelength 700 is the same as that of ..."

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