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ALBEDO (from Lat. albus, white)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 492 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALBEDO (from Lat. albus, white), " whiteness," a word used principally in astronomy for the degree of reflected light; the light of the sun which is reflected from the moon is called the albedo of the moon.
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