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specular

(spĕk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of, resembling, or produced by a mirror or speculum.

spec′u·lar·ly adv.

specular

Pertaining to a mirror, as in specular reflection.
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Chlorite altered breccia with specular hematite alteration and veins of qtz-carb-cpy-py
The cylindrical structure of wood causes the specular reflection from a concentrated illuminated spot of the surface to fan out within the normal plane of the cylinders, as shown in Figure 1.
GEROSKI and EDELHAUSER (1989) suggested caution when comparing morphometric data in vivo and in situ, as in their study with rabbit and human corneas comparing results of specular microscopy and vital staining there was considerable decrease in the cell area (14%) of the endothelium of rabbit corneas stained with alizarin red, which led to increased endothelial density and a reduction in the variation of cell size.
Wallon is of the opinion that the perception of image in the mirror is an essential stage in self perception and in the development of a notion about self, emphasizing the fact that specular function contributes to self knowledge, the mirror being the platform from which the manchild's complex thinking is launched.
Once it is determined that the viewing angle is the flash or near specular, the technician can use the color of coating C to verify whether the angle of illumination for that angle of view is the same as the spectrophotometer.
The global ophthalmology diagnostics and surgical devices market report provides market size estimates (Revenue USD million - 2014 to 2021) for key market segments based on diagnostic devices (autorefractometers, corneal topographers, fluorescein angiography, fundus cameras, gonioscopy, keratometry, ophthalmic echography (ultrasound), ophthalmoscopy, OCT systems, pachymetry, perimeters, slit lamps, specular microscopy, tonometry), surgical devices (contact lenses, spectacle lenses, vision care, cataract, glaucoma, refractive, and vitreoretinal surgery devices), its applications (diagnostics, surgical, and vision care), and also forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2017 to 2021).
From Figure 2, the Ag (100), Ag (110), and Ag (111) crystals with [R.sub.a] = 0.00-5.00 nm show very high specular reflectance ~ 90% over [lambda] = 400-800 nm.
[10] used a dual-camera structured light system to acquire the 3D shape of shiny objects and fill in missing data from regions with specular highlights and diffused darkness, that is, two camera-projector monocular systems operated from different viewing angles.
Both delay and Doppler are varied in the DDM across a range that includes the (delay, Doppler) coordinates of the nominal specular reflection point on the surface with respect to mean sea level.
Figure 5 shows the influence of the degree of abrasion damage due to the paper grade on the specular gloss measured at 60[degrees] and 85[degrees].
For keratic precipitates, central guttata The specular endothelial reflection provides a gross estimate of the endothelium in terms of cell density, pleomorphism and presence of guttata.
Because the viewing position and position of the source of light are not a factor that should influence which parts of the coins are visible, a specular removal phase could aid in normalizing the photographic conditions.