Definition of Reflexion

1. Noun. The phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface.

Exact synonyms: Reflection
Generic synonyms: Physical Phenomenon
Specialized synonyms: Flare, Interreflection, Virtual Image, Zodiacal Light



2. Noun. Expression without words. "The pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
Exact synonyms: Expression, Manifestation, Reflection
Specialized synonyms: Lamentation, Mourning, Act, Blowup, Ebullition, Effusion, Gush, Outburst
Generic synonyms: Demo, Demonstration
Derivative terms: Manifest

3. Noun. A remark expressing careful consideration.
Exact synonyms: Observation, Reflection
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark
Specialized synonyms: Parkinson's Law, Parkinson's Law
Derivative terms: Observe, Observe, Observe, Observe, Observe

4. Noun. A calm, lengthy, intent consideration.

5. Noun. The ability to reflect beams or rays.
Exact synonyms: Reflection, Reflectivity
Generic synonyms: Physical Property
Specialized synonyms: Echo, Replication, Reverberation, Sound Reflection, Echo
Derivative terms: Reflective

6. Noun. A likeness in which left and right are reversed.
Exact synonyms: Mirror Image, Reflection
Generic synonyms: Alikeness, Likeness, Similitude

7. Noun. The image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material). "He studied his reflection in the mirror"
Exact synonyms: Reflection
Generic synonyms: Icon, Ikon, Image, Picture

Definition of Reflexion

1. n. See Reflection.

Definition of Reflexion

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of reflection) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reflexion

1. flexion [n -S] - See also: flexion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reflexion

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reflexive possessive pronoun
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Literary usage of Reflexion

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1. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1902)
"ON reflexion FROM LIQUID SURFACES IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF THE POLARIZING ANGLE*. ... If the reflexion remains finite at all angles, the curve in question ..."

2. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache (1838)
"reflexion of parallel rays. When parallel or equidistant rays, AD, A' I)', jig. 4., are incident upon a plane mir- ror, MN, they will continue to be ..."

3. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1853)
"Again, if, from the point C, with the radius CA, a circle be described, on measuring the arcs subtended by the angles of incidence and reflexion, they will ..."

4. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"The angle at which total reflexion takes place may be found thus: Let x be the ... x=- ; that is, total reflexion takes place when the sine of incidence is ..."

5. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text-book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1854)
"The angle APA ray of light before reflexion, is Fig. 240. made by an incident ray, ... The angles of incidence and reflexion are in the same plane, ..."

6. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster (1837)
"reflexion of converging rays. Converging rays are those which proceed from several points A A' A", Jig. 6., towards one point B. When such rays fell upon a ..."

7. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache (1847)
"reflexion of converging rays. Converging rays are those which proceed from several points A A' A", Jig. 6., towards one point B. When such rays fall upon a ..."

8. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster (1845)
"reflexion of parallel rays. When parallel or equidistant rays, AD, A' I)', Jig. ... 4. iir ror, MN, they will continue to be parallel after reflexion. ..."

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