browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

reflectedmore about reflected

reflected


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Reflected  \Re*flect"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Thrown  back  after  striking  a  surface;  as  reflected  light, 
  heat,  sound,  etc 
 
  2.  Hence:  Not  one's  own  received  from  another;  as  his  glory 
  was  reflected  glory. 
 
  3.  Bent  backward  or  outward;  reflexed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  reflected 
  adj  :  (especially  of  incident  sound  or  light)  bent  or  sent  back 
  "reflected  light";  "reflected  heat";  "reflected  glory" 
  [ant:  {unreflected}] 




more about reflected