What does reflecting mean?

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re·flect·ing

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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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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. Doug Kass:

    Reflecting operating losses and a toxic asset book of European loans and sovereign debt, Deutsche Bank trades at only one-third of overstated shareholders equity compared with Citigroup at 90 percent of shareholders equity and JPMorgan at 1.8 times capital.

  2. George Stone:

    Things we highlight include new trails, new experiences, we definitely dig into conservation aspects and sustainability partly, because I think that in this time away from travel, people are reflecting on how they want to be, you know, a more responsible traveler in the future and what that might mean.

  3. Rodrigo Catril:

    After we went home on Friday, Asian equities closed the week weaker... reflecting an increased level of apprehension on whether or not the U.S. and China can find an agreement to de-escalate their trade tensions ahead of the March 1st deadline, u.S.-led trade uncertainty along with increasing concerns over the extent of the current global growth slowdown has seen an increase in demand for core global bonds.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    It was the reflecting that I did while I was overseas, i think it did kind of push me over the edge when I could've found more excuses to just take my time on coming out.

  5. John Locke:

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

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