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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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(physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation.

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  • EDRF, maximum absorbance moved to a new wave-length; and exposed to NO, exactly the same shift in absorbance occurred!
  • These properties are called absorbance - (a) and reflectance - (r).
  • So if you double the concentration, the absorbance should also double.
  • With 8 13, we are back to the same absorbance as with the previous waters. for more
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