1) The measure of how much light is reflected by a surface. The albedo of forest vegetation and urban sprawl is about 18%, for example.

2) A comic book created by Steve Gallacci featuring anthropomorphics. The main storyline is Erma Felna of the EDF, set in the future where genetic constructs search for their origins in a pre-engineered world.

The white, spongy inner lining of a citrus fruit rind. Rather bitter, and usually discarded, but high in Vitamin C.

Al*be"do (#), n. [L., fr. albus white.]

Whiteness. Specifically: Astron. The ratio which the light reflected from an unpolished surface bears to the total light falling upon that surface.

 

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