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reflection
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
2. The return of rays, beams, sound, or the like, from a surface. See Angle of reflection, below.
3. Shining; brightness, as of the sun.
4. That which is produced by reflection.
6. A part reflected, or turned back, at an angle; as, the reflection of a membrane.
7. Result of meditation; thought or opinion after attentive consideration or contemplation; especially, thoughts suggested by truth.
10. The reverting of the mind to that which has already occupied it; continued consideration; meditation; contemplation; hence, also, that operation or power of the mind by which it is conscious of its own acts or states; the capacity for judging rationally, especially in view of a moral rule or standard.
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