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English definition of “incidence”


noun [C] (SURFACE) /ˈɪn·səd·əns, -səˌdens/
the falling or hitting of an object or beam of energy, such as light, on a surface angle of incidence physics The angle of incidence is the angle that a beam of light or other energy hitting a surface makes with a line vertical to that surface.
(Definition of incidence noun (SURFACE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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