Retro-Reflection

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Alternative term: Reflex Reflection

Reflection in which light is returned in directions close to the direction from which it came, this property being maintained over wide variations of the direction of the incident light.

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Reference: C.I.E. (Fig. 7d)




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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