retroreflection

noun

ret·​ro·​re·​flec·​tion ˌre-trō-ri-ˈflek-shən How to pronounce retroreflection (audio)
: the action or use of a retroreflector
retroreflective adjective

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of retroreflection was circa 1965

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Cite this Entry

“Retroreflection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retroreflection. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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