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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A measure of the ability of a surface to radiate energy

Usage examples (38)
  • Buy double-or triple-pane models, designated Energy Star with a "low E" (for "emissivity") coating.
  • I used a black body approximation to the earth’s emissivity, that is, an emissivity of 1.
  • Materials commonly used in urban areas for pavement and roofs, such as emissivity than the surrounding rural areas.
  • That calculation adds albedo and emissivity together. for more
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