shadow effect

shadow effect

[′shad·ō i‚fekt]
(communications)
Reduction in the strength of an ultra-high-frequency signal caused by some object (such as a mountain or a tall building) between the points of transmission and reception.
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While the shadow effect of dark fabric is effective, hunters can further conceal themselves by wearing dark clothing.
It incorporates gamification features that allow consumers to change the orientation of their house as well as the slope of their rooftop and the obstacles in the vicinity that may cause a shadow effect.
Shadow effect on the temperatures of the air, water and layers of diesel (shadow from 11:37 till 11:41) 15 pav.
ShadowEffect property along with ShadowEffect class which together allows setting the shadow effect on a Shape object.
Calculations and laboratory experiments had shown that this shadow effect was well simulated by a structure of randomly oriented fibers .
In the example below, as the viewing angle changes, the figures either move or produce a shadow effect or some other characteristics such as colour--in this case a blue background.
Another highlight and world premiere was demonstrated by the Staubli product brand Schonherr carpet systems: Magic Shadow Effect (patent pending) for weaving single-colour carpets featuring astounding designs.
The facade of the introverted building structure features vertical and wavy panels made of perforated silver aluminium and glass, giving the building a white and silver look while the reflected sunlight creates a light and shadow effect on the exterior.
Upon close inspection, one realizes "Untitled" actually bulges forward slightly; the extended back of the piece creates a shadow effect.
The closer the light source is to the wall, the greater the shadow effect of textures.
The reason for this phenomenon is that in (20) the effect of the horizontal component of the orbit velocity has been considered and at LGA only some scattering facets in the vicinity of the crests, where the horizontal component of the orbit velocity is larger, should be illuminated because of the shadow effect.
Integral to the scheme is its second skin, which during the day creates a shadow effect and almost disappears at night, with the big windows opening up like cinema screens.