that reflects; reflecting.
of or relating to reflection.
cast by reflection.
given to, marked by, or concerned with meditation or deliberation:
a reflective person.
characterized by quiet thought or contemplation
capable of reflecting: a reflective surface
produced by reflection
reflective re·flec·tive (rĭ-flěk’tĭv)
Of, relating to, produced by, or resulting from reflection.
Capable of or producing reflection.
Characterized by or given to meditation or contemplation; thoughtful.
adjective 1. that reflects; reflecting. 2. of or relating to reflection. 3. cast by reflection. 4. given to, marked by, or concerned with meditation or deliberation: a reflective person. reflectivity /ˌriːflɛkˈtɪvɪtɪ/ noun 1. (physics) a measure of the ability of a surface to reflect radiation, equal to the reflectance of a layer of material sufficiently […]
[ree-flek-tom-i-ter, ri-] /ˌri flɛkˈtɒm ɪ tər, rɪ-/ noun, Optics. 1. a device for measuring reflectance. reflectometer /ˌriːflɛkˈtɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (physics) an instrument for measuring the ratio of the energy of a reflected wave to the incident wave in a system
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1. Consider or think carefully about, as in She reflected on her country’s role in history. [ c. 1600 ] 2. 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 […]