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- n. The constant a in the Beer's law relation A = abc, where A is the absorbance, b the path length, and c the concentration of solution. Also known as absorptive power. Formerly known as absorbency index; absorption constant; extinction coefficient.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Absorptiveness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The power or capacity of absorption.
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- n. (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
absorption + -ivity (Wiktionary)