interference of light characterized by concentric rings that is caused by light's reflection from two surfaces, one of which is usually round.' name='description'> Newton's rings - definition and meaning
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  • noun physics A pattern of interference of light characterized by concentric rings that is caused by light's reflection from two surfaces, one of which is usually round.

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Named after Sir Isaac Newton.

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