grazing incidence

noun

Definition of grazing incidence

: incidence (as of X rays) at a very small glancing angle — see grazing angle

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History and Etymology for grazing incidence

from present participle of graze entry 3

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“Grazing incidence.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grazing%20incidence. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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