Definition of Reflectivity

1. Noun. The fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surface.




2. Noun. The ability to reflect beams or rays.
Exact synonyms: Reflection, Reflexion
Generic synonyms: Physical Property
Specialized synonyms: Echo, Replication, Reverberation, Sound Reflection, Echo
Derivative terms: Reflective

3. Noun. The capability of quiet thought or contemplation.
Exact synonyms: Reflectiveness
Generic synonyms: Thoughtfulness
Derivative terms: Reflective, Reflective

Definition of Reflectivity

1. Noun. Quality of being reflective. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reflectivity

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Medical Definition of Reflectivity

1. Fraction of incident radiant energy which is reflected by a given surface. (The power which is not reflected is either absorbed or transmitted.) (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reflectivity

reflection coefficient
reflection factor
reflection nebula
reflection nebulae
reflection nebulas
reflectional
reflectionally
reflectionless
reflections
reflective
reflective power
reflectively
reflectiveness
reflectivenesses
reflectivities
reflectivity (current term)
reflectogram
reflectograms
reflectography
reflectometer
reflectometers
reflectometries
reflectometry
reflector
reflectorise
reflectorize
reflectorized
reflectorizes
reflectorizing

Literary usage of Reflectivity

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The resulting quantity is the spectral reflectivity multiplied by a constant. This reflectivity was scaled to unity at 0.56 /i. moon on the basis of ..."

2. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"The reflectivity factor, Z, used by meteorologists is related to the summation of the sixth power of the diameter of spherical particles in a unit ..."

3. Directory of Northridge Earthquake Research edited by Brian Cowan, Michael Mahoney, Stephen A. Mahin (2000)
"This project will elucidate regional fault structures by imaging reflectivity structure below the Northridge aftershock zone. ..."

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