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angle of reflection


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The angle formed by a reflected ray and a perpendicular to the surface at the point of reflection.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The angle between the perpendicular and a ray reflected from a surface

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the angle which anything, as a ray of light, on leaving a reflecting surface, makes with the perpendicular to the surface.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidence


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