Definition of Reflectance

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




Definition of Reflectance

1. Noun. (physics) The ratio of the flux reflected to that incident on a surface ¹

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Definition of Reflectance

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reflectance

reflaming
reflash
reflashed
reflashes
reflashing
reflate
reflated
reflates
reflating
reflation
reflationary
reflations
reflect
reflect on
reflect upon
reflectance (current term)
reflectances
reflectancies
reflectancy
reflected
reflected colours
reflected light
reflected ray
reflectent
reflecter
reflectible
reflectin
reflecting microscope

Literary usage of Reflectance

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"This law only applies to solid objects because scattering is ignored. Although this is a major simplification, we use it to correlate reflectance ..."

2. The Geophysical Expression of Selected Mineral Deposit Models edited by D. B. Hoover (1993)
"Only two marble samples, and one limestone sample gave measurable negative values. OPTICAL PROPERTIES Spectral reflectance Spectral reflectance is a ..."

3. Light's Labour's Lost: Policies for Energy-efficient Lighting by Paul Waide, Satoshi Tanishima, International Energy Agency (2006)
"The quality is also dependent on the uniformity, glare and colour characteristics of the illumination and on the reflectance of the illuminated surfaces. ..."

4. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl R. Schneider (1997)
"We measured the reflectance of a wheat crop submitted to five different ... We tested several empirical reflectance indices of pigment content: reflectance ..."

5. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"12) under the applicable combination of cavity ratio and actual reflectance of ceiling, walls and floor. Note that if the luminaire is recessed or surface ..."

6. Technical Digest Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements edited by P. A. Williams, G. W. Day (2001)
"A simple servo controlled scanning reflectance measurement method for determining the refractive index profile of a waveguide Y. Park, NH Seong, YC Youk, ..."

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