reflexion meaning

[ ri'flekʃən ] Pronunciation:   "reflexion" in a sentence
Noun: reflexion  ri'flekshun
Usage: Brit (=reflection)
  1. The phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    - reflection 
  2. Expression without words
    - expression, manifestation, reflection 
  3. A remark expressing careful consideration
    - observation, reflection 
  4. A calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    - contemplation, reflection, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness 
  5. The ability to reflect beams or rays
    - reflection, reflectivity 
  6. A likeness in which left and right are reversed
    - mirror image, reflection 
  7. The image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material)
    - reflection

Derived forms: reflexions

Type of: alikeness, comment, consideration, demo, demonstration, icon, ikon, image, input, likeness, physical phenomenon, physical property, picture, remark, similitude

Encyclopedia: Reflexion

Brit var of REFLECTION
also Brit re·flex·ion n
1 : an instance of reflecting; esp : the return of light or sound waves from a surface
2 : the production of an image by or as if by a mirror
a : the action of bending or folding back
b : a reflected part or a fold ‹the mesentery is a reflection of the peritoneum›
4 : something produced by reflecting; esp : an image given back by a reflecting surface


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  2. colours . white and colour standards by reflexion
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