the law that light will receive maximum polarization from a reflecting surface when it is incident to the surface at an angle (angle of polarization or polarizing angle) having a tangent equal to the index of refraction of the surface.
verb (intransitive) (South African, informal) a variant spelling of brei
Stephen G(erald) born 1938, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1994. Contemporary Examples Did Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Blow the Case on Obamacare? Ben Jacobs March 26, 2012 Close Call for Native American Rights in Ruling on Baby Girl Marcia Zug June 25, 2013 Facebook Math: $1 Invested Can Earn You […]
Leonid Ilyich [ley-uh-nid il-yich;; Russian lyi-uh-nyeet ee-lyeech] /ˈleɪ ə nɪd ˈɪl yɪtʃ;; Russian lyɪ ʌˈnyit iˈlyitʃ/ (Show IPA), 1906–82, Russian political leader: first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party 1964–66; general secretary 1966–82; president of the Soviet Union 1960–64, 1977–82. Contemporary Examples Teddy’s Idealism Adam Clymer August 25, 2009 The Mystery of Mikhail Khodorkovsky Bernard-Henri […]
the doctrine expounded by Leonid Brezhnev in November 1968 affirming the right of the Soviet Union to intervene in the affairs of Communist countries to strengthen Communism.