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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
(Definition of reflect verb (RETURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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