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bump mapping definition

  • noun:
    • a method in which a perturbation to the area normal for the object becoming rendered is applied to each pixel, considering a texture map, prior to determining the lighting, so as to create a richer, more detailed surface representation.
    • an approach where a perturbation into surface typical of this object becoming rendered is placed on each pixel, according to a texture map, before calculating the lighting, to be able to create a richer, more detailed surface representation.
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