angle of refraction

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an·gle of re·frac·tion

the angle that a ray leaving a refracting medium makes with a line drawn perpendicular to the surface of this medium.
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an·gle of re·frac·tion

(anggĕl rē-frakshŭn)
Angle that a ray leaving a refracting medium makes with a line drawn perpendicular to the surface of this medium.
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angle of refraction

The angle formed by a refracted ray of light with a line perpendicular to the surface at the refraction point.
See also: angle
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