reflector

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

reflect +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈflɛktə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛktə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

reflector (plural reflectors)

  1. Something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface.
  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.
  5. One who reflects on something; one who thinks or considers at length.
    • 1993, Robert W. Terry, Authentic Leadership: Courage in Action (page 48)
      Most reflectors on leadership are comfortable thinking of "ethical" and "unethical" as modifiers of leadership.

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Adjective[edit]

reflector (feminine reflectora, masculine plural reflectors, feminine plural reflectores)

  1. reflective

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reflector m (plural reflectors or reflectoren, diminutive reflectortje n)

  1. reflector (reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle; chiefly a bicycle)

Latin[edit]

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reflector

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of reflectō

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: re‧flec‧tor

Noun[edit]

reflector m (plural reflectores)

  1. Superseded spelling of refletor. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

Adjective[edit]

reflector (feminine reflectora, masculine plural reflectores, feminine plural reflectoras)

  1. Superseded spelling of refletor. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French réflecteur.

Noun[edit]

reflector n (plural reflectoare)

  1. reflector

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reflector (feminine reflectora, masculine plural reflectores, feminine plural reflectoras)

  1. reflecting

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reflector m (plural reflectores)

  1. reflector
  2. spotlight
    • 2015 July 7, “Violencia contra periodistas en México: de norte a sur”, in El País[1]:
      Hace cinco años los reflectores de la violencia contra periodistas estaban en otro lado, en los estados del norte.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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