Definition of transmissivity in English:


Syllabification: trans·mis·siv·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌtransmiˈsivitē, ˌtranz-

noun (plural transmissivities)

  • The degree to which a medium allows something, in particular electromagnetic radiation, to pass through it.
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    • 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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