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Lam·bert

(lam'bert),
Edward H., 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, Eaton-Lambert syndrome.

Lam·bert

(lam'bert),
Johann Heinrich, German physicist and mathematician, 1728-1777. See: Lambert, Beer-Lambert law, Lambert law.

lam·bert

(lam'bert),
A unit of brightness; the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting a total luminous flux of 1 lumen/sq cm of surface.
[J.H. Lambert, German physicist and mathematician, 1728-1777]
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lambert

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of luminous intensity, equal to 1000 candelas.
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lam·bert

(lahm'bĕrt)
A unit of brightness; the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface emitting or reflecting a total luminous flux of 1 lumen/sq cm of surface.
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lambert

Unit of luminance equal to 3183 candelas per m2. Symbol: L.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann