Specific extinction

specific extinction --> specific absorption coefficient

absorbance (of light) per unit path length (usually the centimeter) and per unit of mass concentration.

Compare: molar absorption coefficient.

Synonym: absorbancy index, absorptivity, extinction coefficient, specific extinction.

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