Definition of angle of reflection in English:

angle of reflection

Line breaks: angle of re|flec¦tion

noun

Physics
The angle made by a reflected ray with a perpendicular to the reflecting surface.
More example sentences
  • When light energy strikes a shiny surface, the energy is reflected at a direct angle (ie, the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection).
  • But the precise color also depends on the angle at which the wing is viewed, since the wavelength of the constructively interfering rays varies with the angle of reflection.
  • Light shelves can be used for geometry lessons, allowing students to measure the angle of reflection of sunlight as it enters the building.

Definition of angle of reflection in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhipnəˈpämpik
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up...