Definition of Reflective power
1. Noun. The ratio of reflected to incident light.
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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 ..."