What does reflecting mean?

Definitions for reflecting
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reflecting(adj)

    causing reflection or having a device that reflects

    "a reflecting microscope"

Wiktionary

  1. reflecting(Noun)

    Action of the verb to reflect.

  2. reflecting(Adjective)

    That reflects.

    a reflecting pool

  3. reflecting(Adjective)

    That utilizes reflection.

    a reflecting telescope

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reflecting

    of Reflect

  2. Reflecting(adj)

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

  3. Reflecting(adj)

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

Editors Contribution

  1. reflecting

    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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How to say reflecting in sign language?

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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. John Locke:

    Practice conquers the habit of doing, without reflecting on the rule.

  2. Robert Massey:

    My advice to people would be to go out and have a look because it's a beautiful sight and it's really quite a thing to realize that when you are looking at the moons with a pair of binoculars -- when you see them moving from one night to the next -- it's worth reflecting on the fact that it was that discovery that cemented our view of the solar system as having the sun at the center.

  3. Paul McCulley:

    I made the decision to step down from this position over the weekend after Bill resigned on September 26: The existential reason I took the job had left the building, today represents the implementation of that decision, reflecting sufficient passage of time not to be distractive of a firm that will always be special in my heart.

  4. Yasushi Kimura:

    The world's crude demand/supply remains in excess supplies, oPEC projected a continuation of firm demand in global crude demand and judged there's no need to change current production levels. The decision also may have come about reflecting the view that OPEC's lone production cuts would be offset by rising U.S. shale oil production.

  5. Morgan Stanley economist Elga Bartsch:

    However, based on data for July and August, our soft data indicator based on traditional business surveys and our PMI indicator are pointing to balanced risks, we do expect weaker sentiment in September though, reflecting growth risks in emerging markets and in particular China, as well as recent financial market turbulences.

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