Definition of irradiance in English:

irradiance

Line breaks: ir¦radi|ance
Pronunciation: /ɪˈreɪdiəns
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
1 Physics The flux of radiant energy per unit area (normal to the direction of flow of radiant energy through a medium).
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of irradiance in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day humoresque
Pronunciation: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music