Definition of reflectance in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈflektəns/


The measure of the proportion of light or other radiation striking a surface that is reflected off it.
Example sentences
  • Instead it measured the diffuse reflectance, which is relatively independent of the angles of illumination and measurement.
  • The peculiar reflectance of infrared radiation by plants forms the main source of remotely sensed information about the biosphere on land.
  • So, given the measured reflectance and the predicted reflectance, one can calculate the contrasts of the collected species in the water.

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Syllabification: re·flect·ance

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