Meaning of “angle of incidence” in the English Dictionary

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"angle of incidence" in British English

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angle of incidencenoun [ C ]

/ˌæŋ.ɡəl əv ˈɪn.sɪ.dəns/ /ˌæŋ.ɡəl əv ˈɪn.sɪ.dəns/ specialized

the angle that a beam of light touching a surface makes with a line vertical to that surface

(Definition of “angle of incidence” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"angle of incidence" in American English

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angle of incidencenoun [ C ]

/ˈæŋ·ɡəl əv ˈɪn·sɪ·dəns/

physics the angle that a beam of light touching a surface makes with a line vertical to that surface

(Definition of “angle of incidence” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)