albedo
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ælˈbi.doʊ/
Noun

albedo

  1. (physics, meteorology, astronomy, optics) The fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body, commonly expressed as a percentage.
  2. (botany) The whitish inner portion of the rind of citrus fruits that is a source of pectin, commonly referred to as the pith.
  3. (alchemy) One of the four major stages of the magnum opus, involving purification of the prima materia.
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