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glint

[glint]
(electronics)
Pulse-to-pulse variation in amplitude of a reflected radar signal, owing to the reflection of the radar from a body that is rapidly changing its reflecting surface, for example, a spinning airplane propeller.
The use of this effect to degrade tracking or seeking functions of an enemy weapons system.
(optics)
A small region designed to strongly reflect light from a target.

Glint

 

(Estonian glint; the word is of Scandinavian origin), a fault scarp of the plateau that runs along the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea and on to Lake Ladoga. It is especially prominent in the Estonian SSR. It is composed of Cambrian clays and sandstones covered with Ordovician limestones, which form steep slopes and precipices up to 56 m in elevation (in the Estonian SSR).

glint

A distorted radar signal that varies in amplitude from pulse to pulse. A glint is caused by a radar beam reflected by some rapidly moving object.

GLINT

A legacy family of 2D and 3D processors from 3D Labs, Inc., a division of Creative Technology Ltd., Milpitas, CA (www.3dlabs.com) that were widely used in high-end graphics cards. 3D Labs' Wildcat Realizm technology followed the GLINT line, which supports high-level shading languages such as OpenGL and Microsoft's DirectX 9.
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This section takes the angle glint calculation of F18 as an example to analyze the influencing factors and compare the exact expression in (6) and approximate expression in (18).
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Washington, January 6 (ANI): With the help of two new videos from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft, it has been revealed that bright flashes of light known as sun glints act as beacons signaling large bodies of water on Earth, which can help scientists find life on planets beyond our solar system.
Katrin Stephan, of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Berlin, an associate member of the Cassini visual and infrared mapping spectrometer team, was processing the initial image captured by Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer, and was the first to see the glint on July 10th this year.
At both locations, there's plenty to choose from as visitors pour into the store, a glint in their eye after watching the millions of coins fly from the presses.
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The Oxygen GMX graphics accelerator provides a total of 96MB of RAM (including 16MB of Video Frame Buffer RAM and 80MB of Local Texture RAM) and two GLINT MX processors for complete, high-precision 32-bit professional 2-D and 3-D graphics acceleration on a single-slot AGP card.
Open space, the glint of light on a drop of water, the sound of the breeze or a hummingbird, a shiny orange berry - these are nature's stress healers.
With the 80MB local buffer and the dual GLINT MX processor structure, smooth implementation becomes a reality on high-end workstation-class 3D visualization, rendering and animation applications through high-speed AGP bus on x86-based PCs.