Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cast or thrown back: as reflected light.
  • In anatomy, turned back upon itself. See reflection, 10.
  • In entomology, turned upward or back: as, a reflected margin.
  • In heraldry, same as reflexed, 3.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Thrown back after striking a surface
  • adjective Hence: Not one's own; received from another.
  • adjective Bent backward or outward; reflexed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reflect.
  • adjective bent or sent back (especially of incident sound or light)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back

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Examples

  • “The name reflected the scale of what we were doing,” Brin explained a few years later.

    In the Plex

  • “The name reflected the scale of what we were doing,” Brin explained a few years later.

    In the Plex

  • Nick Craggs, Adidas's UK marketing director, said: "The London 2012 Games are becoming synonymous with the East End of London and it was important to us that the name reflected this strong heritage – 'The Albert' creates mass appeal to the British public as well as creating global intrigue."

    Would you Adam and Eve it? The Olympic football is to be called Albert

  • Their name reflected this duality: they were by definition half in and half out, with the constant chance that they would fall completely out and the constant hope of returning to be completely in.

    Valfierno

  • Their name reflected this duality: they were by definition half in and half out, with the constant chance that they would fall completely out and the constant hope of returning to be completely in.

    Valfierno

  • In part, acceptance of the term reflected Confucius 'supposed distaste for coercive force as opposed to the softer power of ethical examples and the allegedly irresistible efficacy of moral suasion.

    Japanese Confucian Philosophy

  • Still, as Swenson went back to the bridge, his expression reflected deep anxiety.

    Left to Die

  • Still, as Swenson went back to the bridge, his expression reflected deep anxiety.

    Left to Die

  • Her expression reflected an odd mixture of emotions tenderness, amusement, and frustration, all at once.

    Time for Yesterday

  • The phrase reflected the fears of activists and Egypt's new crop of political parties about how the transition to democracy is being managed by a military council led by Mubarak's longtime defense minister.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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