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Definition of Reflecting

Reflecting
Reflect Re*flect" (r?*fl?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reflected; p. pr. & vb. n. Reflecting.] [L. reflectere, reflexum; pref. re- re- + flectere to bend or turn. See Flexible, and cf. Reflex, v.] 1. To bend back; to give a backwa?d turn to; to throw back; especially, to cause to return after striking upon any surface; as, a mirror reflects rays of light; polished metals reflect heat. Let me mind the reader to reflect his eye on our quotations. --Fuller. Bodies close together reflect their own color. --Dryden. 2. To give back an image or likeness of; to mirror. Nature is the glass reflecting God, As by the sea reflected is the sun. --Young.

Meaning of Reflecting from wikipedia

- Reflection or reflexion may refer to: Self-reflection Reflection (physics), a common wave phenomenon Specular reflection, reflection from a smooth surface...
- Reflectance of the surface of a material is its effectiveness in reflecting radiant energy. It is the fraction of incident electromagnetic power that...
- A reflecting telescope (also called a reflector) is a telescope that uses a single or a combination of curved mirrors that reflect light and form an image...
- largest reflecting pool. The Mughal garden reflecting pools at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India Chehel Sotoun in Iran The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool,...
- The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is the largest of the many reflecting pools in Washington, D.C., United States. It is a long and large rectangular...
- Lambertian reflectance is the property that defines an ideal "matte" or diffusely reflecting surface. The apparent brightness of a Lambertian surface...
- Swans Reflecting Elephants (1937) is a painting by the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. This painting is from Dalí's Paranoiac-critical period. Painted...
- Hand with Reflecting Sphere also known as Self-Portrait in Spherical Mirror is a lithograph print by Dutch artist M. C. Escher, first printed in January...
- colors (the colors of the rainbow). Furthermore, prisms can be used to reflect light, or to split light into components with different polarizations....
- This list of the largest optical reflecting telescopes with objective diameters of 3.0 metres (120 in) or greater is sorted by aperture, which is one limit...
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