HyperDic: absorptivity

English > 1 sense of the word absorptivity:
NOUNattributeabsorptivity, absorption factor(physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
English > absorptivity: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body.
Synonymabsorption factor
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishabsorción, absortividad
Catalanabsorció, absortivitat
Adjectivesabsorptivehaving power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids / liquids or energy etc.)

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