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Leslie’s cube

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Physics

Eighth edition

Published in print March 2019 | ISBN: 9780198821472
Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191860805
Leslie’s cube

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A metal box in the shape of a cube in which each of the four vertical sides have different surface finishes. When hot water is placed in the cube, the emissivity of the finishes can be compared. The device was first used by ...

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