absorptivity(redirected from Specific Absorption Coefficient)
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1. The act or process of absorbing or the condition of being absorbed.
2. A state of mental concentration.
[Latin absorptiō, absorptiōn-, from absorptus, past participle of absorbēre, to absorb; see absorb.]
ab·sorp′tive (-tĭv) adj.
(General Physics) physics a measure of the ability of a material to absorb radiation, equal to the internal absorptance of a homogeneous layer of the material under conditions in which the path of the radiation has unit length and the boundaries of the layer have no influence
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|Noun||1.||absorptivity - (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body|
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions