reflection

  • 1 Reflection — or reflexion may refer to:Computers* in computer graphics, the techniques for simulating optical Reflection. * Reflection, a programming language feature for metaprogramming * Reflection , a piece of installation art by Shane Cooper also called… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Reflection — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Reflection» Sencillo de Christina Aguilera del álbum Mulan Banda sonora Publicación 2 de junio de 1998 Formato Airplay …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 3 Reflection — Re*flec tion (r?*fl?k sh?n), n. [L. reflexio: cf. F. r[ e]flexion. See {Riflect}.] [Written also {reflexion}.] 1. The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected. Specifically: (a) The return of rays, beams,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Reflection — bezeichnet: Reflection (Band), eine deutsche Thrash Metal Band Reflection (Album), ein Album von Bob Marley The Wailers Reflexion (Programmierung), einen Begriff im Zusammenhang der Computerprogrammierung Siehe auch: Reflexion …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 reflection — [n1] thought, thinking absorption, brainwork, cerebration, cogitation, consideration, contemplation, deliberation, idea, imagination, impression, meditation, musing, observation, opinion, pensiveness, pondering, rumination, speculation, study,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 reflection — ► NOUN 1) the phenomenon of light, heat, sound, etc. being reflected. 2) an image formed by reflection. 3) a consequence or result: healthy skin is a reflection of good health. 4) a thing bringing discredit. 5) serious thought or consideration …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 reflection — (n.) late 14c., in reference to surfaces, from L.L. reflexionem (nom. reflexio) a reflection, lit. a bending back, noun of action from pp. stem of L. reflectere, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + flectere to bend. Meaning remark made after… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Reflection — (v. lat.), so v.w. Reflexion …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 reflection — I (image) noun counterpart, double, duplicate, echo, imago, impression, likeness, semblance, specter II (thought) noun absorption, analysis, cerebration, cogitatio, cogitation, concentration, consideratio, consideration, contemplation,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 reflection — *animadversion, stricture, aspersion Analogous words: imputing or imputation, ascribing or ascription (see corresponding verbs at ASCRIBE): criticizing or criticism, reprehending or reprehension, blaming or blame (see corresponding verbs at… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 reflection — is now the dominant form, although reflexion is the older …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 reflection — [ri flek′shən] n. [ME reflexion < MFr < LL reflexio] 1. a reflecting or being reflected 2. the throwing back by a surface of sound, light, heat, etc. 3. anything reflected; specif., an image; likeness 4. a) the fixing of the mind on some… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 reflection — noun 1 image in a mirror, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ clear ▪ dim, faint ▪ blurred, distorted VERB + REFLECTION ▪ cat …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 reflection — [[t]rɪfle̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] reflections 1) N COUNT A reflection is an image that you can see in a mirror or in glass or water. Meg stared at her reflection in the bedroom mirror. 2) N UNCOUNT Reflection is the process by which light and heat are sent… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 reflection */*/ — UK [rɪˈflekʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms reflection : singular reflection plural reflections 1) [countable] an image that you see when you look in a mirror or other shiny surface reflection in: Anna stared at her reflection in the hall mirror.… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 reflection — re|flec|tion [ rı flekʃn ] noun ** 1. ) count an image that you see when you look in a mirror or other shiny surface: reflection in: Anna stared at her reflection in the hall mirror. reflection of: We could see the reflection of clouds on the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 reflection — n. criticism 1) a reflection on (this is no reflection on your qualifications) meditation, thought 2) quiet; serious; sober reflection 3) reflection on (reflections on the war) 4) after, on reflection (on further reflection she saw her mistake) * …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 reflection — re|flec|tion W3S3 [rıˈflekʃən] n ↑reflection 1.) an image that you can see in a mirror, glass, or water ▪ Can you see your reflection in the glass? 2.) [U and C] careful thought, or an idea or opinion based on this ▪ A moment s reflection will… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 reflection — reflectional, adj. reflectionless, adj. /ri flek sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected. 2. an image; representation; counterpart. 3. a fixing of the thoughts on something; careful consideration. 4. a thought… …

    Universalium

  • 20 reflection — /rI flekSFn/ noun 1 (C) an image reflected in a mirror or similar surface: We looked at our reflections in the lake. 2 (C, U) careful thought, or an idea or opinion based on this: A moment s reflection will show the stupidity of this argument. (+ …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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