reflected

Definitions

  • The girl sees the Prince's reflection
    The girl sees the Prince's reflection
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj reflected (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back "reflected light","reflected heat","reflected glory"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The dragon catches sight of its reflection in the mirror The dragon catches sight of its reflection in the mirror
The old king sees himself reflected in the shields of the bodyguard The old king sees himself reflected in the shields of the bodyguard
A stag gazes at his reflection in a lake while hunters approach A stag gazes at his reflection in a lake while hunters approach
A woman gazes at her reflection in a mirror while her children tear apart her house A woman gazes at her reflection in a mirror while her children tear apart her house
A man looks at his bald head in his reflection while his two wives busy themselves in the background A man looks at his bald head in his reflection while his two wives busy themselves in the background

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Even though a polar bears fur looks white it is actually colourless and is made with hollow tubes. The reason the bear looks white is because the rough inner surface of the tubes make light scatter and reflect at many different angles which gives the white appearance
    • Reflected Bent backward or outward; reflexed.
    • Reflected Hence: Not one's own; received from another; as, his glory was reflected glory.
    • Reflected Thrown back after striking a surface; as, reflected light, heat, sound, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In Ohio women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear
    • reflected Cast or thrown back: as reflected light.
    • reflected In anatomy, turned back upon itself. See reflection, 10.
    • reflected In entomology, turned upward or back: as, a reflected margin.
    • reflected In heraldry, same as reflexed, 3.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The hair on a polar bearis not white, but clear. They reflect light, so they appear white.
    • p.adj Reflected cast or thrown back: turned upward: reflexed
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive to do thy duty; then you shall know what is in thee.”
  • Edward Gibbon
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    “Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.”
  • Doug Horton
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    “Boring people are a reflection of boring people.”
  • David J. Schwartz
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    “How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.”
  • Giambattista Vico
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    “Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.”
  • Madame Dorothe Deluzy
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    “We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad?”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. reflectĕre, reflexumre-, again, flectĕre, to bend.

Usage

In literature:

MacRae reflected upon their industry.
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Remember that reversals and reflections do not count as different.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
He leaned back, lighted another pipe, and began to reflect upon the events of the evening.
"Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster" by F. Marion Crawford
If it were this, how could Paul ask men to reflect it?
"The Greatest Thing In the World and Other Addresses" by Henry Drummond
Here is the fact which suggested these reflections to me.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
But this reflection might perhaps aggravate a disappointment.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
However, she reflected on Aunt Maria's pompadour.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The gold-fishes swam with a larger school of bright reflections.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He reflected that this was natural.
"The Hidden Places" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
This suspicion would, perhaps, have yielded to mature reflections, if I had been suffered to reflect.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
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In poetry:

O brown halo in the sky, near the moon, drooping upon the sea!
O troubled reflection in the sea!
O throat! O throbbing heart!
O all—and I singing uselessly, uselessly all the night.
"Sea-Shore Memories" by Walt Whitman
Without, the world's fierce strife and yearning
In floods of passion ebb and flow;
Within, as in a shrine, is burning,--
Reflecting fires of long ago,--
A stormy life's calm afterglow.
"My Garden" by John Lawson Stoddard
Our hearts, in their last love and ardor vying,
Shall flare to vast flambeaux before the end;
And in our souls' twin mirrors doubly dying,
Their soaring flames, reflected, shall descend.
"The Death of Lovers" by Clark Ashton Smith
Your eyes they have their consciousness,
Your lips their grave reflective smile,
Your hands their cunning for distress:
Your hair has only beauteousness
And hid flame for its only guile.
"Take Care, Take Care" by John Freeman
The Past it is fraught with many a feeling
Of pleasure, of sadness, of joy, and of pain;
And 'tis sweet of an eve when dewdrops are falling,
To reflect on the days that can ne'er come again.
"The Past" by Mary Weston Fordham
While strains like these beguile a wand'rer's care,
And fancy's smile unfetters fortune's frown,
Oft will reflection doubt with anxious air
If e'er one sprig this wand'rer's head shall crown.
"To Robert Graham, Esq. Of Gartmore" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

Hollywood reflects of film violence.
A father reflects on being an only child—and what his two kids stand to gain from sibling rivalry.
In the next three to five years, we plan on opening up more WANT Apothecary shops in dynamic neighborhoods that also reflect the same friendly "neighborly" feel we get here in Montreal.
Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, by Tony Judt, ($30, Penguin, 2008).
Sites impacted reflect areas where several of Lockheed Martin's major programs are transitioning out of development.
Yom Kippur reminds us that reflection, repentance can lead to reconciliation.
Paul Auster reflects on the winter of his life.
Azalea Park churches reflect 50 years of change.
Brandy chatted with "YRB" Magazine recently to promote her upcoming disc Two-Eleven and reflect on her career in the industry.
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
After discovering they both wanted to continue in a long line of family-owned businesses, the two hatched a plan to create a unique vodka brand that would reflect everything they loved about Southern culture.
The cavemen on a very subtle level are reflecting and commenting on something that's going on in culture, yes.
Candidates for mayor reflect on commission chairmanship .
Friends of Metro Operator Grieve, Reflect.
We see it reflected in the tearful eyes of Eva (Lauren German), who'll spend much of the subsequent movie watching and waiting.
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In science:

With Reflection object s = "Programming"; PropertyInfo prop = s.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
Both C# and AspectJ supports reflection in their area with their powerful and controllable API/namespace. C#‘s Reflection namespace is based on its OO paradigm; whereas AspectJ‘s Ref lection API is on AO paradigm.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
One tangible use of reflection is in JavaBeans, where software components can be manipulated visually via a builder tool. The tool uses reflection to obtain the properties of Java components (classes) as they are dynamically loaded [122].
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
The Type-safe reflection is the ability for a program to generate new code and incorporate this into its own execution.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
PHP 5 [171] comes with a complete reflection API that adds the ability to reverse -engineer classes, interfaces, functions, methods and extensions.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
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