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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The ratio of reflected to incident light.

Usage examples (38)
  • A perfect mirror would have an albedo of 100 % while a black hole would have an albedo of 0 %.
  • The word albedo refers to the percentage of light an object reflects.
  • Already the albedo is changing beacuse the big polar glaciers are melting.
  • I'd think that reduction in albedo effect from the capture of solar power is a more important thing. for more
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