## SOLIDANGLE

### Solid angle

In geometry, a**solid angle**is the two-dimensional angle in three-dimensional space that an object subtends at a point. It is a measure of how large the object appears to an observer looking from that point. In the International System of Units, a solid angle is a dimensionless unit of measurement called a

**steradian**.

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### solid angle

#### Noun

- The three-dimensional analog of an angle, equivalent to the area of that portion of the surface a unit sphere that it subtends.

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