surface of light and shade


noun

(in architectural shades and shadows) a surface in a plane tangent to the parallel rays from the theoretical light source, treated as a shade surface.

Nearby words

  1. surface epithelium,
  2. surface friction drag,
  3. surface integral,
  4. surface mail,
  5. surface noise,
  6. surface of projection,
  7. surface of revolution,
  8. surface plate,
  9. surface road,
  10. surface structure

Also called light and shade surface.

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