Emissivity



[em-uh-siv-i-tee, ee-muh-] /ˌɛm əˈsɪv ɪ ti, ˈi mə-/

noun, Thermodynamics.
1.
the ability of a surface to emit radiant energy compared to that of a black body at the same temperature and with the same area.
/ɪmɪˈsɪvɪtɪ; ˌɛm-/
noun
1.
a measure of the ability of a surface to radiate energy; the ratio of the radiant flux emitted per unit area to that emitted by a black body at the same temperature ε

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