noun, plural al·be·dos.
Origin of albedo
Examples from the Web for albedo
Its "albedo," in other words, is 0·17, which is precisely that ascribed to the moon.
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.
Its theoretical mean temperature, taking into account both distance from the sun and albedo, is 34° C. below freezing.
The telescopes showed Sennech's albedo down to a fraction of normal; that, he supposed, would indicate smoke in the atmosphere.Tulan|Carroll Mather Capps
If the asteroid's albedo matched it, that would be one piece of evidence.
British Dictionary definitions for albedo
Word Origin for albedo
Word Origin and History for albedo
"ratio of light reflected from a surface," 1859, from Latin albedo, literally "whiteness," from albus "white" (see alb).