radiant flux


noun Physics.

the time rate of flow of radiant energy.

Nearby words

  1. radiant ,
  2. radiant efficiency,
  3. radiant emittance,
  4. radiant energy,
  5. radiant exitance,
  6. radiant heat,
  7. radiant heating,
  8. radiant intensity,
  9. radiantly,
  10. radiata

Origin of radiant flux

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for radiant flux

radiant flux

noun

the rate of flow of energy as radiation. It is measured in wattsSymbol: Φ e
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