What does reflecting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reflectingadjective

    causing reflection or having a device that reflects

    "a reflecting microscope"

Wiktionary

  1. reflectingnoun

    Action of the verb to reflect.

  2. reflectingadjective

    That reflects.

    a reflecting pool

  3. reflectingadjective

    That utilizes reflection.

    a reflecting telescope

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reflecting

    of Reflect

  2. Reflectingadjective

    throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface

  3. Reflectingadjective

    given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind

Editors Contribution

  1. reflectingverb

    Verb form of the word reflect.

    The light is reflecting off the silver paint in our living room and forms beautiful colors of light throughout the room.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reflecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reflecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of reflecting in a Sentence

  1. Dominic Ongwen:

    From that moment, I started hearing and reflecting on messages about amnesty ... I kept pondering over it. I slowly started giving up on rebel life.

  2. Claire Anderson:

    We were reflecting on this past year and thinking what it looks like in emojiland -- and those are the ones that stood out to us the most because it's part of how we live now and interactions that happen all of the time.

  3. Richard Gorry:

    Gasoil demand is relatively healthy but clearly the weaker margins are reflecting an oversupply of product (especially gasoil) which has been exasperated by the start-up of the big refineries in the Middle East.

  4. Justin Trudeau:

    I'm not taking any vote for granted. I know Canadians are reflecting on the kind of future they want, there is a chance there could be a Conservative government and that would mean cuts.

  5. Ben Locke:

    When you put those two together, what they're really reflecting is students are more willing than ever to articulate being overwhelmed and to take that out on themselves, either through self-injury or through talking about the possibility of suicide or thinking actively about that and that plays out in all areas of university life, so universities are coping with the consequences of these kinds of behaviors and thoughts in ways that we haven't necessarily seen historically on a much greater scale.

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