Definition of attenuation factor

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attenuation factor

'attenuation factor' is an military term. It means '(DOD,NATO) The ratio of the incident radiation dose or dose rate to the radiation dose or dose rate transmitted through a shielding material. This is the reciprocal of the transmission factor'.

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