Em`is*siv"i*ty (?), n.

Tendency to emission; comparative facility of emission, or rate at which emission takes place, as of heat from the surface of a heated body.

 

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Em`is*siv"i*ty (?), n.

Tendency to emission; comparative facility of emission, or rate at which emission takes place; specif. (Physics),

the rate of emission of heat from a bounding surface per degree of temperature difference between the surface and surrounding substances (called by Fourier external conductivity).

 

© Webster 1913

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