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Albino vs. Albedo — What's the Difference?

Albino vs. Albedo — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Albino and Albedo

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Albino

An individual with albinism.
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

Albedo (; from Latin albedo 'whiteness') is the measure of the diffuse reflection of solar radiation out of the total solar radiation and measured on a scale from 0, corresponding to a black body that absorbs all incident radiation, to 1, corresponding to a body that reflects all incident radiation. Surface albedo is defined as the ratio of radiosity Je to the irradiance Ee (flux per unit area) received by a surface.
Apr 09, 2022

Albino

Congenitally lacking melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (or more rarely only in the eyes); born with albinism.
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

The fraction of incident electromagnetic radiation reflected by a surface, especially of a celestial body.
Apr 09, 2022

Albino

(countable) A person or animal congenitally lacking melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (or more rarely only in the eyes); one born with albinism.
Apr 09, 2022
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Albedo

The spongy white tissue on the inside of the rind of citrus fruit.
Apr 09, 2022

Albino

A person, whether negro, Indian, or white, in whom by some defect of organization the substance which gives color to the skin, hair, and eyes is deficient or in a morbid state. An albino has a skin of a milky hue, with hair of the same color, and eyes with deep red pupil and pink or blue iris. The term is also used of the lower animals, as white mice, elephants, etc.; and of plants in a whitish condition from the absence of chlorophyll.
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

The fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body, commonly expressed as a percentage.
Apr 09, 2022

Albino

A person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

(botany) The whitish inner portion of the rind of citrus fruits that is a source of pectin, commonly referred to as the pith.
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

(alchemy) One of the four major stages of the magnum opus, involving purification of the prima materia.
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

Whiteness.
Apr 09, 2022

Albedo

The ratio of reflected to incident light
Apr 09, 2022

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