angle of re-flection

angle of reflection

noun Physics.
the angle that a ray of light or the like, reflected from a surface, makes with a normal to the surface at the point of reflection.

Origin:
1630–40

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angle of reflection
 
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the angle that a beam of reflected radiation makes with the normal to a surface at the point of reflection

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angle of reflection  
The angle formed by a ray or wave reflected from a surface and a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of reflection.
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