Consider or think carefully about, as in She reflected on her country’s role in history. [ c. 1600 ]
reflect on one. Give evidence of one’s qualities, as in The hasty preparation of this report will reflect on you. [ Second half of 1600s ]
noun 1. a person or thing that reflects. 2. a body, surface, or device that reflects light, heat, sound, or the like. 3. reflecting telescope. 4. a substance, as graphite or heavy water, used to prevent the escape of neutrons from the core of a nuclear reactor. noun 1. a person or thing that reflects […]
[ri-flek-tuh-rahyz] /rɪˈflɛk təˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), reflectorized, reflectorizing. 1. to treat something so that it reflects light: to reflectorize license plates.
noun 1. an effect of brilliance or luster due to the reflection of light on a surface, especially of pottery; iridescence. noun 1. an iridescent glow or lustre, as on ceramic ware
adjective 1. Physiology. noting or pertaining to an involuntary response to a stimulus, the nerve impulse from a receptor being transmitted inward to a nerve center that in turn transmits it outward to an effector. 2. occurring in reaction; responsive. 3. cast back; reflected, as light, color, etc. 4. bent or turned back. 5. designating […]