black body


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blackbody

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(General Physics) physics a hypothetical body that would be capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it. Also called: full radiator
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Noun1.black body - a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it; "a black body maintained at a constant temperature is a full radiator at that temperature because the radiation reaching and leaving it must be in equilibrium"
natural object - an object occurring naturally; not made by man
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A black body would pop out of the companion, bang would go Saxtorph's rifle, and down would go the black body.
In the long black body, moving between wind and water, did they not see some formidable cetacean that they regarded with suspicion?
There's that old buffer you found on the lawn," and he pointed without pretence of reverence at the big black body with the yellow head.
The exteriors of the three cars feature deep black body paint.
In 'Look What You Made Me Do', Taylor has four men on either side in black crop tops, while Taylor is in a black body suit, which Queen B fans say looks similar to Beyonce's Formation video where she is dressed all in black flanked by four men in suits.
Four men covered in black body paint and wearing dreadlock wigs and Rasta hats sparked a complaint to police.
He was wearing all black clothing including a black body warmer.
Overall, Thompson demonstrates how North American slavery provided countless entertaining scenarios involving diasporic Africans and, perhaps, may have whet appetites for the later appearance of the black body on stage.
In a series of papers from 2003 to 2015 [1-10], Pierre-Maire Robitaille has challenged the validity of Kirchhoff's Law of thermal emission and Planck's derivation of the mathematical form of the universal function of spectral radiance absorbed and emitted by a black body.
Looking at settings including the British Royal Navy, religious missions, and British-managed health care for liberated Africans, the book uncovers European perceptions of native medical practices and beliefs and British speculations on differences between the black body and white body.
Certain that his son now understands this very real danger to the body, Coates implores him not to look away from it, but rather to pursue relentlessly "the question of how one should live within a black body, within a country lost in the Dream.
According to (1), [epsilon] is defined as a factor that compares the specific radiation of a real object ("gray body") to a black body at the same temperature.