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adaptation

process by which the state of the visual system is modified by previous and present exposure to stimuli that can have various luminance values, spectral distributions and angular subtenses

Note 1 to entry: Adaptation to specific spatial frequencies, orientations, sizes, etc. is recognized as being included in this definition.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-02-07 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-18 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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