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Syllabification: lam·bert
Pronunciation: /ˈlambərt

Definition of lambert in English:


A former unit of luminance, equal to the emission or reflection of one lumen per square centimeter.


early 20th century: named after Johann H. Lambert (1728–77), German physicist.

Words that rhyme with lambert

AlbertEgbert • Delbert

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