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

Definition of irradiance in English:


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

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