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See also: Albedo and albédo

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin albēdō (whiteness).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ælˈbi.doʊ/
  • Hyphenation: al‧be‧do

NounEdit

albedo (plural albedos or albedoes)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy) The fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body, commonly expressed as a percentage.
  2. (biology) The whitish inner portion of the rind of citrus fruits that is a source of pectin, commonly referred to as the pith.

Usage notesEdit

Albedo is to be distinguished from reflectivity, which refers to one specific wavelength (monochromatic radiation).

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ItalianEdit

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albedo f (invariable)

  1. albedo (all senses)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alb(us) (white) +‎ -ēdō (abstract noun suffix).

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NounEdit

albēdō f (genitive albēdinis); third declension

  1. (Late Latin) white color, whiteness

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative albēdō albēdinēs
genitive albēdinis albēdinum
dative albēdinī albēdinibus
accusative albēdinem albēdinēs
ablative albēdine albēdinibus
vocative albēdō albēdinēs

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NounEdit

albedo m (plural albedos)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy) albedo (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albēdō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈbedo/, [alˈbeðo]

NounEdit

albedo m (plural albedos)

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy) albedo (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)

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