noun, plural al·be·dos.
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Origin of albedo
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Example sentences from the Web for albedo
Tar and asphalt have a low albedo, absorbing the sun’s light, mostly as heat.
This lowers their albedo — how much light they reflect — which can cause melting.
For the study, published Monday in Nature Astronomy, scientists used images collected by Hayabusa-2 to parse the rock’s albedo—or reflective properties—to uncover clues to the asteroid’s cosmic mashup.Bright rocks on Ryugu reveal the asteroid’s violent past|Paola Rosa-Aquino|September 25, 2020|Popular Science
There are other metals with a higher albedo, but none that give a richer effect.The Misplaced Battleship|Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
The electron telescope could detect its larger planets, especially a gas-giant fifth-orbit world of high albedo.This World Is Taboo|Murray Leinster
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.
If the asteroid's albedo matched it, that would be one piece of evidence.
Its "albedo," in other words, is 0·17, which is precisely that ascribed to the moon.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke