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ruhf lek shuhn

  • n  a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
  • n  the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
  • n  expression without words
    the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition
  • n  a likeness in which left and right are reversed
  • n  the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material)
    he studied his reflection in the mirror
  • n  (mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed
  • n  a remark expressing careful consideration
  • n  the ability to reflect beams or rays

  • A sensor like those used in digital cameras monitors the reflection of an infrared light projected on the same spot.
  • We see his reflection in our own time.
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  • Ricky Martin in The Money Times
    I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am,Martin stated on his website. "These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within, and...
  • Barack Obama in USA Today
    This is a time for reflection, not retribution,Obama said in a statement. "We have been through a dark and painful chapter in our history. But at a time of great challenges and disturbing disunity, nothing will be gained by spending our...
  • Boris Johnson in TIME
    London's outspoken Conservative mayor, Boris Johnson, joined the chorus of criticism, saying, "I would like to see ...... cool heads, a bit of calm reflection about how to deal with this problem rather than endlessly buck-passing and name-calling....

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