Specular



adjective
1.
pertaining to or having the properties of a mirror.
2.
pertaining to a speculum.
3.
Optics. (of reflected light) directed, as from a smooth, polished surface (opposed to diffuse).
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having the properties of a mirror: specular reflection
2.
of or relating to a speculum

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