reflector

noun re·flec·tor \ ri-ˈflek-tər \

Definition of reflector

1 :one that reflects; especially :a polished surface for reflecting light or other radiation
2 :a telescope in which the principal focusing element is a mirror

Examples of reflector in a Sentence

  1. safety devices such as bicycle reflectors

  2. Reflectors are placed along the lanes of the highway.

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First Known Use of reflector

1665


REFLECTOR Defined for English Language Learners

reflector

noun

Definition of reflector for English Language Learners

  • : an object that is used to reflect light


REFLECTOR Defined for Kids

reflector

noun re·flec·tor \ ri-ˈflek-tər \

Definition of reflector for Students

:a shiny surface for reflecting light or heat

Medical Dictionary

reflector

noun re·flec·tor \ ri-ˈflek-tər \

medical Definition of reflector

:one that reflects; especially :a polished surface for reflecting light or other radiation


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