Definition of transmissivity in English:

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transmissivity

Pronunciation: /ˌtranzməˈsivədē/
/ˌtran(t)sməˈsivədē/

noun (plural transmissivities)

The degree to which a medium allows something, in particular electromagnetic radiation, to pass through it.
Example sentences
  • In experiments 3 and 4, the same white screens with two different transmissivities were used for shading the crops on two soil beds each.
  • Solar transmissivity in new windows is controlled through the use of tinted or coated glazings.
  • For this purpose, an atmospheric transmissivity is introduced for each concerned daily dose.

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Syllabification: trans·mis·siv·i·ty

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