non·​re·​flec·​tive | \ ˌnän-ri-ˈflek-tiv How to pronounce nonreflective (audio) \

Definition of nonreflective

: not reflective especially : not capable of reflecting light, images, or sound nonreflective surfaces a nonreflective paint

Examples of nonreflective in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Pro desktop tower starts at $5,999 (this includes a keyboard and mouse), while the Pro XDR Display starts at $4,999 for a monitor with a glossy finish and jumps to $5,999 for a nonreflective finish. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, "You can now order the Mac Pro and Pro XDR Display," 10 Dec. 2019 The hat sits on a faceless mannequin head, ears slightly splayed, behind nonreflective glass. Anna Russell, The New Yorker, "The Victoria and Albert Gains a Pussyhat," 13 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of nonreflective

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonreflective.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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