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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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Radiant interchange among curved specularly reflecting surfaces--application to cylindrical and conical cavities.
An extension of the radiosity method is presented that rigorously accounts for the presence of a small number of specularly reflecting surfaces in an otherwise diffuse scene, and for the presence of a small number of specular or ideal diffuse transmitters.
Development of a substance that would reflect them specularly would be a technological achievement of very high magnitude and many possible uses.
They must be able to withstand degradation by ultraviolet (UV) light, resist decontamination solutions, impart low gloss and sheen specularly, and be validated to work with military-specified exterior topcoats by meeting specific physical testing requirements.
For textured (and hence rather rough) surfaces, the measured gloss contains specularly reflected light as well as a significant contribution of the diffuse reflectance.
The spectrophotometer is fitted with a substitution integrating sphere, for collecting the specularly and diffusely reflected radiations.
7) Nor does it help to pose the irresolvable question entertained by the occasional critic: Was Petrarch the model to be imitated by Leopardi or the mirror in which Leopardi specularly gazes upon himself?
The reflection model known as the ray method, is based on the assumption that incident light is specularly reflected by the local tangent plane on the surface.