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  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. 
  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]: 
  adj  :  (especially  of  incident  sound  or  light)  bent  or  sent  back 
  "reflected  light";  "reflected  heat";  "reflected  glory" 
  [ant:  {unreflected}] 

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