Definition of irradiance in English:


Syllabification: ir·ra·di·ance
Pronunciation: /iˈrādēəns


  • 1 Physics The flux of radiant energy per unit area (normal to the direction of flow of radiant energy through a medium).
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    • In the preillumination experiments the cells were exposed to lights of different irradiance, dose and direction.
    • We computed the ratio of direct to total horizontal irradiance as a function of SZA and column ozone amount.
    • Consider the task of measuring the spectral content of output irradiance from a solar simulator.
  • 2 literary The fact of shining brightly.

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