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solid angle

noun

Definition of solid angle

  1. :  the three-dimensional angular spread at the vertex of a cone measured by the area intercepted by the cone on a unit sphere whose center is the vertex of the cone



Circa 1704

First Known Use of solid angle

circa 1704


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