spherical mirror

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spherical mirror

[′sfir·ə·kəl ′mir·ər]
(optics)
A mirror, either convex or concave, whose surface forms part of a sphere.
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This is then bounced off of a curved mirror that both enlarges the information and "places" it at the end of the hood.
It looks much like a curved mirror that you'll see on the wall near the exit of a parking garage that lets motorists see around a corner.
It's not hard to make a curved mirror that gives a wider field of view - no blind spot - but at the cost of visual distortion and making objects appear smaller and farther away.
uk [bar] Vintage rose curved Mirror, pounds 12, Matalan.
White wooden wall mirror pounds 7, Rose Heart curved mirror pounds 12 (www.
It is a parabolic curved mirror which provides the rider with an extended view of the areas alongside and behind him.
Six menageries of small ceramic objects set on layered curved shelves in front of a curved mirror comprise the exhibition.
But if you put them in front of a curved mirror that could concentrate sunlight, they would get the temperatures they need to generate power.
Often used in aeronautical, engineering to photograph air flow, the process involves a small, bright light source, precisely placed tenses, a curved mirror, and a razor blade to partially block the light.
Everything in my field of vision wavered and was distorted as if seen in a curved mirror," he said.
Test your answer using a curved mirror, a flashlight and a target--were you right?
The full spectrum beam of synchrotron light is segmented into portions of the electromagnetic spectrum by equipment such as monochromators, then focused with specially curved mirror systems.