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noun 
  1. (optics) (physics) The angle that a straight line, ray of light, etc., meeting a surface, makes with a normal to the surface at the point of meeting.
  2. (context, airplane) The angle, usually fixed, between the chord line of a wing or horizontal stabilizer and the axis of the fuselage, measured at the root. In UK called the angle of attack.
Translations: 
  • German: Einfallswinkel
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, angle btw a wing or horizontal stabilizer and the axis of fuselage)

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