angle of reflection

noun phrase

Definition of angle of reflection

: the angle between a reflected ray and the normal drawn at the point of incidence to a reflecting surface

First Known Use of angle of reflection

1638, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of reflection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20of%20reflection. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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angle of reflection

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Medical Definition of angle of reflection

: the angle between a reflected ray and the normal drawn at the point of incidence to a reflecting surface

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