refracting angle

refracting angle
the angle between the two refracting faces of a prism; called also principal a.

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  • Refracting angle of a prism — Refracting Re*fract ing, a. Serving or tending to refract; as, a refracting medium. [1913 Webster] {Refracting angle of a prism} (Opt.), the angle of a triangular prism included between the two sides through which the refracted beam passes in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refracting angle of prism — laužiamasis prizmės kampas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. refracting angle of prism vok. brechender Prismenwinkel, m rus. преломляющий угол призмы, m pranc. angle de réfraction du prisme, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • refracting angle — noun : the dihedral angle (as of a prism) included between the planes of the two sides through which the refracted beam passes compare refraction angle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Refracting — Re*fract ing, a. Serving or tending to refract; as, a refracting medium. [1913 Webster] {Refracting angle of a prism} (Opt.), the angle of a triangular prism included between the two sides through which the refracted beam passes in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refracting telescope — Refracting Re*fract ing, a. Serving or tending to refract; as, a refracting medium. [1913 Webster] {Refracting angle of a prism} (Opt.), the angle of a triangular prism included between the two sides through which the refracted beam passes in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angle de réfraction du prisme — laužiamasis prizmės kampas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. refracting angle of prism vok. brechender Prismenwinkel, m rus. преломляющий угол призмы, m pranc. angle de réfraction du prisme, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • angle of refraction — n the angle between a refracted ray and the normal drawn at the point of incidence to the interface at which refraction occurs * * * the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the refracting surface; see refraction …   Medical dictionary

  • angle — The meeting point of two lines or planes; the figure formed by the junction of two lines or planes; the space bounded on two sides by lines or planes that meet. For angles not listed below, see the descriptive term; e.g., axioincisal, distobuccal …   Medical dictionary

  • Refracting telescope — Telescope Tel e*scope, n. [Gr. ? viewing afar, farseeing; ? far, far off + ? a watcher, akin to ? to view: cf. F. t[ e]lescope. See {Telegraph}, and { scope}.] An optical instrument used in viewing distant objects, as the heavenly bodies. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angle of refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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