plane of reflection

plane of reflection

[′plān əv ri′flek·shən]
(crystallography)
(mathematics)
(optics)
A plane containing the direction of propagation of radiation reflected from a surface, and the normal to the surface. Also known as reflection plane.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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