albedo

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ælˈbi.doʊ/
  • Hyphenation: al‧be‧do

Noun[change]

Singular
albedo

Plural
albedos or albedoes

  1. (physics) (meteorology) (astronomy) An albedo is a fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface, that is usually expressed as a percentage.
  2. (botany) The albedo is the whitish inner portion of the rind of citrus fruits.
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