Definition of Gouraud in English:

Gouraud

noun

Computing
  • Attributive In computer graphics: designating or relating to a method of modelling the illumination of objects in order to simulate the effects of light and shade across their surface. Especially in "Gouraud shading".

Origin

1970s. From the name of Henri Gouraud, French computer scientist (b. 1944), who devised the model and algorithm.

Pronunciation

Gouraud

/ɡuːˈrəʊ/