reflector

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Etymology[edit]

reflect +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

reflector (plural reflectors)

  1. Something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, 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.

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of reflectō