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  • adverb In a specular manner (in the manner of a mirror)

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Examples

  • I do not believe such strong philosophical positions need to be adhered to, in fact I think they would be as (specularly) biased as "metaphysical materialism".

    Demarcation, Demarcation, ….

  • I do not believe such strong philosophical positions need to be adhered to, in fact I think they would be as (specularly) biased as "metaphysical materialism".

    Demarcation, Demarcation, ….

  • These were large smooth defects perpendicular to the surface of the components which are difficult to detect using angled beams from the surface because they reflect specularly and as a consequence little of the reflection returns to the probes.

    Nature Again « Climate Audit

  • The roar of wave-pounded surf comes from oceans, and the whisper of wind-rustled leaves come from plants, as do specularly reflected starlight.

    Boing Boing

  • "We are shooting for nanostructures with specularly smooth surfaces -- as smooth as you could ever make them -- and 3-D shapes that are not easily attainable using conventional lithography," Troian says.

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  • ( 'Annales de Chimie', t. xiii., p. 108; 'Annuaire', 1832, p. 216.) "We must conclude from these observations," says Arago, "that the cometary light was not entirely composed of rays having the properties of direct light, there being light which was reflected specularly or polarized, that is, coming from the sun.

    COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1

  • "We are shooting for nanostructures with specularly smooth surfaces-as smooth as you could ever make them-and

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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