an·​ti·​re·​flec·​tive | \ ˌan-tē-ri-ˈflek-tiv How to pronounce antireflective (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antireflective

: being or coated with a transparent film that reduces the intensity of reflected light antireflective lenses

Examples of antireflective in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web China also built massive glass and aluminum plants to produce the window-sized, antireflective tempered glass panels and aluminum frames. T.j. Rodgers, WSJ, 24 May 2022 Overlayed on the display is an antireflective coating, but there is also a nanotexture glass option to further reduce glare. Samuel Axon And Corey Gaskin, Ars Technica, 8 Mar. 2022 The front glass is also antireflective on both sides. Matthew Catellier, Forbes, 9 Nov. 2021 Typically, cover lenses have an antireflective coating, which cuts down on glare and allows more light through the lens allows only about 95 percent of available light to reach the camera’s sensor. Lauren Goode, Wired, 22 July 2021 Understanding these antireflective properties could one day help researchers efficiently funnel light into solar panels and create cheaper antiglare lenses for cameras or glasses. Anil Oza, Science | AAAS, 22 June 2021 SpaceX’s initial efforts at mitigating the spacecraft’s impact involved launching a prototype Starlink satellite known as DarkSat earlier this year that features a black antireflective coating. Emily Zhang, Scientific American, 10 Sep. 2020 Fortunately, the final geometric designs, offset by dials encrusted in diamonds, rubies, and sapphires, are protected by an antireflective sapphire-crystal-glass layer—no UNESCO intervention required. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, 5 Feb. 2020 Various antireflective coatings and screen covers typically involve trade-offs in durability, performance and expense. Daniel Akst, WSJ, 7 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of antireflective

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Antireflective.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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