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Reflector

reflector

1. One who, or that which, reflects.

2. (Science: physics) Something having a polished surface for reflecting light or heat, as a mirror, a speculum, etc. A reflecting telescope.

A device for reflecting sound.

Origin: Cf. F. Reflecteur.


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