Definition of Surface normal

1. Noun. (context: differential geometry) A unit vector at any given point ''P'' of a surface ''M'' which is perpendicular to the tangent plane ''TP(M)'' of ''M'' at ''P''. For a surface with parametrization \vec x(u,v) , it is given by ¹



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