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Dark, matt surfaces are good absorbers of what?
Infrared radiation.
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Dark, matt surfaces are good ... of infrared radiation.
Emitters.
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Light, shiny surfaces are good ... of infrared radiation.
Reflectors.
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Why are houses in hot countries often painted white?
To reflect the heat.
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What are the key words for this topic?
Absorber, emitter, reflector.
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Dark, matt surfaces are good ... of infrared radiation.

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Emitters.

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Light, shiny surfaces are good ... of infrared radiation.

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Why are houses in hot countries often painted white?

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What are the key words for this topic?

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