# angle of reflection

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## angle of reflection

*n.*

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

## angle of reflection

*n*

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

## an′gle of reflec′tion

*n.*

the angle that a reflected ray, as of light, makes with a normal to the 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. See more at wave.

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Noun | 1. | angle of reflection - the angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidenceangle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians |

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