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reflect +‎ -or

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reflector (plural reflectors)

  1. Something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity:
      Then came a maid with hand-bag and shawls, and after her a tall young lady. She stood for a moment holding her skirt above the grimy steps, [] , and the light of the reflector fell full upon her.
  2. A reflecting telescope.
  3. A small, often red, reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle or bicycle that reflects the headlights of other vehicles.
  4. A safety reflector.
  5. One who reflects on something; one who thinks or considers at length.
    • 1993, Robert W. Terry, Authentic Leadership: Courage in Action (page 48)
      Most reflectors on leadership are comfortable thinking of "ethical" and "unethical" as modifiers of leadership.

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reflector (feminine reflectora, masculine plural reflectors, feminine plural reflectores)

  1. reflective

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  • (file)

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reflector m (plural reflectors or reflectoren, diminutive reflectortje n)

  1. reflector (reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle; chiefly a bicycle)

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reflector (feminine singular reflectora, masculine plural reflectores, feminine plural reflectoras)

  1. reflecting

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reflector m (plural reflectores)

  1. reflector
  2. spotlight