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- The uptake of radiation by a solid body, liquid or gas. The absorbed energy may be transferred or re-emitted. See radiation.
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- Heat balance of the Earth-atmosphere system, insolation, Mount Pinatubo, Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy, radiation, Solar energy, Solar Radiation, solar variability, ultraviolet radiation, Ultraviolet Radiation (UV)