Mixed Reflection

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2-1-145

The simultaneous occurrence of specular reflection and of diffuse reflection. (Fig. 7c)


Note: The illuminance received from a point source after specular reflection varies inversely as the square of the distance between the source and the point at which the illuminance is produced. That received after diffuse reflection varies inversely as the square of the distance to the diffuser.

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Reference: C.I.E. (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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