Definition of Snell's law

1. Noun. (optics) the law that, for a ray incident on the interface of two media, the sine of the angle of incidence times the index of the refraction of the first medium is equal to the sine of the angle of refraction times the index of refraction of the second medium ¹



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Medical Definition of Snell's law

1. For two given media, the sine of the angle of incidence bears a constant relation to the sine of the angle of refraction. Synonym: Descartes' law, Snell's law. (05 Mar 2000)

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