full radiator

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full radiator
 
n
physics another name for black body

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full radiator

noun
a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it; "a black body maintained at a constant temperature is a full radiator at that temperature because the radiation reaching and leaving it must be in equilibrium" [syn: black body
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