angle of refraction

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the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction

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As the angle of incidence increases, the angle of refraction approaches 90[degrees] to the normal.
665, the angle of refraction, r, calculated by Snell's Law, is 11.
The deviation corresponds to the difference between the incidence angle and the angle of refraction.
Otherwise, the angle of refraction is quite another story.