bent or sent back (especially of incident sound or light)

Reflected light or reflected heat.

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  • Reflected — Re*flect ed, a. 1. Thrown back after striking a surface; as, reflected light, heat, sound, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Not one s own; received from another; as, his glory was reflected glory. [1913 Webster] 3. Bent backward or outward; reflexed …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflected — reflected; un·reflected; …   English syllables

  • reflected — adjective (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back reflected light reflected heat reflected glory • Ant: ↑unreflected • Similar to: ↑echoic, ↑echolike, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reflected — Reflect Re*flect (r?*fl?kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reflected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reflecting}.] [L. reflectere, reflexum; pref. re re + flectere to bend or turn. See {Flexible}, and cf. {Reflex}, v.] 1. To bend back; to give a backwa?d turn to; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflected — adj. Reflected is used with these nouns: ↑glory, ↑sunlight …   Collocations dictionary

  • Reflected-wave switching — is a signalling technique used in backplane computer buses such as PCI. A backplane computer bus is a type of multilayer printed circuit board that has at least one (almost) solid layer of copper called the ground plane, and at least one layer of …   Wikipedia

  • Reflected inguinal ligament — Infobox Anatomy Name = Reflected inguinal ligament Latin = ligamentum inguinale reflexum, ligamentum reflexum GraySubject = 118 GrayPage = 412 Caption = The Cremaster. (Reflected inguinal lig. labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = System =… …   Wikipedia

  • Reflected vision — Vision Vi sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Advice}, {Clairvoyant}, {Envy}, {Evident}, {Provide}, {Revise}, {Survey}, {View}, {Visage},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflected color —    The color perceived from an object, determined by the wavelength of the light leaving its surface after selective absorption of other wavelengths of the incident light the light hitting the surface. Reflected light behaves in certain ways that …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • reflected shock wave — When a shock wave traveling in a medium strikes the interface between this medium and a denser medium, part of the energy of the shock wave induces a shock wave in the denser medium and the remainder of the energy results in the formation of a… …   Military dictionary

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