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any body that emits radiation at each wavelength in a constant ratio less than unity to that emitted by a black body at the same temperature.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Its chilly delicate
slips into a stew-pan or under a broiler or alive down a red throat, and it is done.
They have a wide, scaly,
and a tapered head.
It has a brown to
with a reddish head, white belly and two rows of irregular dark blotches down the back.
The tail spot is faint or often absent on a gray to silvery
above, fading to white on sides and belly.
Lake trout have a deeply forked tail and light markings on their silver-
In the longwave, cloud is treated as a
, with optical depth proportional to the cloud water path.
Their coloration may appear mottled with pale rings scattered over a dark
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