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English definition of “reflect”

reflect

verb [I or T] (RETURN)    /rɪˈflekt/
B2 If a surface reflects light , heat , sound , or an image , it sends the light , etc. back and does not absorb it: He saw himself reflected in the water / mirror / shop window . The light reflected off the surface of the water .Optics, microscopy and lasersEyesight, glasses and lensesPhysical and chemical processes
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