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reflection
n. act of casting back a mirror image; act of sending back energy from a surface; state of being reflected; image that is reflected; idea, concept; thought, notion; act of placing blame, accusation

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reflection

Noun
1. a calm lengthy intent consideration
(synonym) contemplation, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness
(hypernym) consideration
(hyponym) cogitation, study
2. the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
(synonym) reflexion
(hypernym) physical phenomenon
(hyponym) flare
3. expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
(synonym) expression, manifestation, reflexion
(hypernym) demonstration, demo
(hyponym) lamentation, mourning
4. the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material); "he studied his reflection in the mirror"
(synonym) reflexion
(hypernym) picture, image, icon, ikon
5. a likeness in which left and right are reversed
(synonym) mirror image, reflexion
(hypernym) likeness, alikeness, similitude
6. (mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed
(hypernym) transformation
(classification) mathematics, math, maths
7. a remark expressing careful consideration
(synonym) observation, reflexion
(hypernym) remark, comment
(hyponym) Parkinson's law
8. the ability to reflect beams or rays
(synonym) reflexion, reflectivity
(hypernym) physical property
(hyponym) echo, reverberation, sound reflection, replication


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reflection
n. reflection, act of casting back a mirror image

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reflection
n. odraz; rozvaha; úvaha; obraz čeho


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