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Definition of Reflects

Reflect
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 Reflects from wikipedia

- The 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 pool, also called a reflection pool, is a water feature found in gardens, parks, and memorial sites. It usually consists of a shallow pool...
- means mirror image. Smooth surfaces such as mirrors are excellent in reflecting such objects. mirror images are a visual representation of an object....
- his 1663 book Optica Promota, employs a concave secondary mirror that reflects the image back through a hole in the primary mirror. This produces an upright...
- The Reflecting Skin is a 1990 British-Canadian dramatic horror film written and directed by Philip Ridley and starring Jeremy Cooper, Viggo Mortensen and...
- Reflecting instruments are those that use mirrors to enhance their ability to make measurements. In particular, the use of mirrors permits one to observe...
- The reflected inguinal ligament (triangular fascia) is a layer of tendinous fibers of a triangular shape, formed by an expansion from the lacunar ligament...
- often used to gauge human skin color through the measurement of skin reflectance. These devices are typically pointed at the upper arm or forehead, with...
- Photo-reflectance is an optical technique for investigating the material and electronic properties of thin films. Photo-reflectance measures the change...
- In architecture, light reflectance value (LRV), is a measure of visible and usable light that is reflected from a surface when illuminated by a light...