the angle between a ray incident on a plane surface and the surface, as of a beam of electrons incident on a crystal; the complement of the angle of incidence.
[gland] /glænd/ noun 1. Anatomy. 2. Botany. a secreting organ or structure. [gland] /glænd/ noun, Machinery. 1. a sleeve within a , fitted over a shaft or valve stem and tightened against compressible packing in such a way as to prevent leakage of fluid while allowing the shaft or stem to move; lantern ring. 2. […]
[glan-derd] /ˈglæn dərd/ adjective, Veterinary Pathology. 1. affected with .
[glan-derz] /ˈglæn dərz/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Veterinary Pathology. 1. a contagious disease chiefly of horses and mules but communicable to humans, caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas mallei and characterized by swellings beneath the jaw and a profuse mucous discharge from the nostrils. /ˈɡlændəz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) a highly infectious bacterial […]
glandilemma glan·di·lem·ma (glān’də-lěm’ə) n. The capsule of a gland.