Synonyms and Antonyms for absorption-coefficient

1. absorption coefficient (n.)

a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber


2. self-absorption (n.)

preoccupation with yourself to the exclusion of everything else


4. absorption (n.)

(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid


5. absorption (n.)

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium


6. absorption (n.)

the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another


7. absorption (n.)

the mental state of being preoccupied by something


8. absorption (n.)

complete attention; intense mental effort


9. absorption (n.)

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

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