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.
Adding: "It follows 14 reports of a man approaching people in disguises, one of which was a black body suit."
Tenders are invited for calibration of black body calibrator (night vision)
(2) The Black body, however, while a miracle and every form of genius, is not magic, much to the chagrin of rational logic.
The adult female is easily recognised by her spherical black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side of her abdomen and an hourglass-shaped red/orange streak on the underside.
Danez Smith's explosive, elegiac Don't Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017) opens with an epigram from Canadian rapper Drake that condenses the conceptual and emotional core of the book: "Oh my god, oh my God/ If I die, I'm a legend." Drake's words frame Smith's considerations of how legend permeates and transmutes the Black body before, during, and after death.
It features a new Mustang-inspired hexagonal grille, sweptback headlamps, black body cladding on the front bumper, a new rear bumper, twin-spoke black alloy wheels, split racing stripes along with roof rails, and LED DRLs.
In addition, cracks which are artificially generated in this study can be seen as black body cavities, and the amount of light absorbed by these black body cavities is obtained by the combined action of the light reflected and absorbed inside the crack and the inverse-square law as shown in Figure 1.
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.
He was wearing all black clothing including a black body warmer.