Irradiance

/ɪˈreɪdɪəns/

Origin

First recorded in 1660–70; ir-1 + radiance (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Irradiance

Irradiance

noun

  1. incident flux of radiant energy per unit area.
  2. the radiant flux incident on unit area of a surface. It is measured in watts per square metreSymbol: E e Also called: irradiation Compare illuminance

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Irradiance

noun

  1. The flux of radiant energy per unit area (normal to the direction of flow of radiant energy through a medium).
  2. The fact of shining brightly.

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Irradiance

noun

  1. : radiance sense 1
  2. : the density of radiation incident on a given surface usually expressed in watts per square centimeter or square meter

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Example sentences for Irradiance

  1. Their irradiance was greenish, like the walls; but I was certain that these corpuscles did not come from them.
  2. The irradiance, almost as strong as daylight, but radically different, softened all surrounding objects.

Nearby words

iroquois , iroquois league , irotomy , irq , irra , irradiant , irradiate , irradiation , irradicable , irrational

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