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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: angle of incidence
angle of incidence
n : the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the
surface at the point of incidence [syn: incidence angle]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Angle of incidence
Incidence \In"ci*dence\, n. [Cf. F. incidence.]
1. A falling on or upon; an incident; an event; an
occurrence. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
2. (Physics) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light
or heat, falls on any surface.
In equal incidences there is a considerable
inequality of refractions. --Sir I.
3. The rate or ratio at which something occurs; as, the
incidence of murder in Los Angeles; the incidence of
cancer in men over 50.
Angle of incidence, the angle which a ray of light, or the
line of incidence of a body, falling on any surface, makes
with a perpendicular to that surface; also formerly, the
complement of this angle.
Line of incidence, the line in the direction of which a
surface is struck by a body, ray of light, and the like.
Angle of incidence \Angle of incidence\ (A["e]ronautics)
The angle between the chord of an a["e]rocurve and the
relative direction of the undisturbed air current.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]