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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Albedo  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  albedo 
  n  :  the  ratio  of  reflected  to  incident  light  [syn:  {reflective 
  power}] 




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