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1570s, "reflective" (like a mirror), from Latin specularis, from speculum "a mirror" (see speculum). Meaning "assisting in vision; affording a view" is from 1650s, from L [..]
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A highly reflective, mirror-like surface. Tip: If your subject is specular and small, stick it in a Translucent tent, cut a hole for your lens, and douse it with light. Or surround it with white panels.
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A term used to describe highly directional, focused light. This is often perceived as a very 'hard' light. (Lighting)
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(adj) capable of reflecting light like a mirror
Source: beedictionary.com

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A reflection which comes from a surface at an angle equal to the angle of incidence. An example is a high quality mirror.
Source: edmundoptics.com

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Pertaining to mirrors; mirror-like, reflective. from 17th c. * '''1969''', Vladimir Nabokov, ''Ada or Ardor'', Penguin 2011, p. 14: *: a perfect likeness would rather suggest a specular, and hence [..]
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