an·​ti·​re·​flec·​tive ˌan-tē-ri-ˈflek-tiv How to pronounce antireflective (audio)
: 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 For example, antireflective coatings. Scientific American Custom Media, Scientific American, 29 July 2022 Engineers had mastered the technical steps of making silicon wafers, diffusing diode junctions, applying metal grids to the solar-cell surfaces, passivating the semiconductor surface to add an antireflective coating, and laminating modules. David Fork, IEEE Spectrum, 28 June 2021 The sapphire case back is treated with an antireflective coating (as is the crystal on the front of the watch) and engraved with the SORAI logo. Roberta Naas, Forbes, 10 Jan. 2023 The researchers say these findings could inspire new antireflective materials. Harini Barath, Scientific American, 15 Sep. 2021 The screen is made up of multiple layers, with the OLED panel topped by an optical resin, a glass panel, the lenticular lens layer, a 2D/3D liquid crystal switching layer, and finally a glass overlay with antireflective coating. PCMAG, 4 Jan. 2023 The latest iPad Air features a 10.9-inch liquid retina display with an antireflective coating, plus offers all-day battery life, amazing speakers, and a 12 megapixel ultra-wide front angle camera. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 10 Nov. 2022 Ford says the antireflective lens on the cameras can degrade, causing a cloudy image., 31 Aug. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antireflective was in 1913

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“Antireflective.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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