Definition of glide reflection in English:

glide reflection

Line breaks: glide re|flec¦tion


A transformation consisting of a translation combined with a reflection about a plane parallel to the direction of the translation.
More example sentences
  • Since translations and reflections are both isometries, a glide reflection is also an isometry.
  • The axes of the glide reflections aren't shown, but they are midway between parallel reflection axes.
  • Because of this, we say the tiling is symmetric with respect to reflections and glide reflections.

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