absorbance

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Synonyms for absorbance

(physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation

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Overall the HB 506 is the winner with two second places for noise and shock absorbancy as
The efficiency of the initiation step in turn depends heavily on various factors, including the light source (wavelength, corresponding intensity, and dosage), the optical process (reflection, scattering, absorption, and transmission of the light), the quantum yield and optical absorbancy of the photoinitiator(s) (PI), and the pigment package.
Tufts University researchers evaluated the antioxidant needs of the average person plus the antioxidant power of fruits and vegetables, which is referred to as ORAC(oxygen radical absorbancy capacity).
The spectrometer is especially suitable for applications where closely aligned spectral features must be resolved, such as wavelength characterization of lasers, absorbancy of gases, and determination of elemental atomic emission lines.
Simon Hawkes, Georgia-Pacific's marketing manager, reckons consumers want value first, but that a product must have absorbancy and durability, which is why products such as its Lotus Thirst Pockets do well.
Adolescents might change tampons in-frequently during the day, sleep long hours with tampons in place, or insert more than one for extra absorbancy, Dr.
Adolescents might change tampons infrequently during the day, sleep long hours with tampons in place, or insert more than one for extra absorbancy, Dr.
In fact, the industrial use of UV has been limited because of the large absorbancy of the radiation in juices that contain suspended solids and pulp thus reducing the flow rates necessary to achieve sufficient exposure of contaminants to the UV.