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moiré effect

[mȯ′rā i‚fekt]
(optics)
The effect whereby, when one family of curves is superposed on another family of curves so that the curves cross at angles of less than about 45°, a new family of curves appears which pass through intersections of the original curves.
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It is beautifully simple, and the distinctive vertical fins, set at 100mm centres, discourage climbing toddlers, and play with the moire effect, causing the bridge's visual mass to change when seen in motion.
By combining this concept with the moire effect often seen at cherry blossom time when Japanese women wear gossamer garments over pale pink kimonos, he recognized how overlapping patterns produced a third that 'can be seen, but isn't there'.
Integrating four different weaves, the stainless-steel mesh is combined with a special illumination system that produces constantly shifting patterns, as the physical substance of the building dissolves and reconstitutes itself, and as overlapping panels create a third visual structure through the moire effect.
Moreover, narrow wires are helpful to fight Moire effects, which caused by superposition of the metal wire grid and the pixel structure of a display.
0 also offers enhanced noise processing to reduce moire effects, and provides an unsharp-mask sharpening filter; after-exposure white-balance control; allows export of files raw, TIFF, and JPEG into RGB color space of operator's choice; and offers automatic exposure compensation without changing white balance.
Soft colors and subtle, sensuous fabrications included ombre, iridescent and moire effects.
improves visual quality and adds value to point-cloud data - Bentley Pointools' motion blur and anti-aliasing features produce high-quality final output with little or no aliasing or moire effects, and the products can be effectively employed with minimum training.
The technology provides brighter images, lessened crosstalk, reduced moire effects (or rippled appearance) and the widest possible viewing angle.
28 mm aperture grille pitch supports 1600 x 1200 resolution, as well as main-stream 1280 x 1024 output, without introducing undesirable signal and video moire effects.
Enhanced image quality comes from a built-in smoothing function designed to reduce moire effects and Advanced Text Enhancement for better legibility of text.