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angle of incidencenoun [C]

us us specialized
the ​angle that a ​beam of ​lighttouching a ​surface makes with a ​linevertical to that ​surface
(Definition of angle of incidence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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angle of incidencenoun [C]

 /ˈæŋ·ɡəl əv ˈɪn·sɪ·dəns/
physics the angle that a ​beam of ​lighttouching a ​surface makes with a ​linevertical to that ​surface
(Definition of angle of incidence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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