Meaning of angle of incidence
an'gle of in'cidence
- Also calledthe angle that a straight line, ray of light, etc., meeting a surface, makes with a normal to the surface at the point of meeting.
- (on an airplane) the angle, usually fixed, between a wing or tail root chord and the axis of the fuselage.
- See(def. 1).
- angle of incidence (Thesaurus)