What is the meaning of reflection

Reflection (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Other spellings:
Reflection, reflection
Hyphenation:
Re | flek | ti | on, Plural: Re | flek | ti | o | nen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ʀeflɛkˈʦi̯oːn], Plural: [ʀeflɛkˈʦi̯oːnən]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Physics: Reflection, being thrown back, for example light in a mirror or sound from a surface
2) (deep) reflection
3) Object oriented programing: Ability of a program to know its own structure and to modify it if necessary
Origin of the term:
Reorganization of the word reflection based on the present tense of the underlying Latin verb reflectere (reflecto, reflexi, reflexum) ‚Bend back, turn, turn 'or the German verb borrowed from it reflect; supported by words such as selection, convection, section and, more recently, perhaps also by the corresponding spelling, which is the only standard in today's English reflection.
Application examples:
1) “So the light is thrown back again, and this is called the Reflection of light. "
1) “The cited experiments clearly show that the sound has a phase change in its Reflection against a flat surface, and that this phase change is analogous to that which takes place in some special cases with the light. "
1) “This Reflection can be increased by applying additional layers with different refractive indices. "
2) “Without those Reflection we walk in a dull dream like animals, never come to consciousness, and in the real sense never come to ourselves. "
2) “The present one Reflection about women and the fight against traditional role assignments requires historical tracing back to the sources and the stages of development of these traditional patterns. "
3) “About Reflection you can, among other things, receive information at any time on all types to which your program has access. "

Further information in the entry: reflection
Similar words (German):Reflection, reflector
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ReflectionReflectionCases:
Nominative: singular Reflection; Plural Reflections
Genitive: singular Reflection; Plural Reflections
Dative: singular Reflection; Plural Reflections
Accusative: singular Reflection; Plural Reflections


Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

The AfD's drastic, sometimes violent language prepared the ground for the murder of Walter Lübcke, it is said. Self-criticism or Reflection but is not to be expected from the party - on the contrary.
n-tv.de, June 27, 2019

However, in order not only to shift costs from the specialist department to IT, a strategic one is required after initial action Reflection of RPA use.
Computer Week, July 23, 2019

In collaboration with other scientists from Germany, France and England, he used data from two NASA satellites that recorded the Reflection measure of microwave and laser beams.
Leipziger Internet Zeitung, October 11, 2018

Both require a lot Reflection about the past and thoughts about the future. To introduce the new gameplay video, it will be much more detailed.
jpgames.de, September 04, 2018

All winners had one thought and one Reflection about life that goes beyond money.
stern.de, January 25, 2019

Out of the home office and into the briefing room. What is otherwise everyday life for a correspondent there becomes Reflection about a crisis under US President Trump - between disinfectants, fever measurements and markings.
n-tv.de, April 04, 2020

Anyone who has the additional time for contemplation and Reflection cultural scientist Gunther Hirschfelder believes that it belongs to the educated middle class.
WDR.de, April 8, 2020

Resistance or even just intellectual Reflection seemed pointless from the start, if not even dangerous for your career.
Tichy's Insight, May 18, 2020

Now, after some time has passed and we want time to follow up and Reflection had to give our perspective on the days of action from the point of view of the anti-repression group.
Indymedia, February 13, 2020

When I look at these changes and one Reflection Seeing all the years I've lived so far, I'm incredibly grateful for it.
RTL, October 27, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


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picture: Image (German) part of speech: noun, (neuter) cases: nominative: singular image; Plural pictures Genitive: singular picture; Plural images dative: singular image; Multiple pictures accusative: ...

Reflections:… IPA: [ʀeflɛkˈʦi̯oːnən] Grammatical features: nominative plural of the noun reflection genitive plural of the noun reflection dative plural of the noun…

reflector: ... to reduce the kinetic energy of the neutrons [...]. Word formation: reflect, reflective, reflection, reflector antenna, reflector foil, reflector lamp ...


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Reflections (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: Re | flek | ti | o | nen Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

reflector (German) Part of speech: noun, (male) Cases: nominative: singular reflector; Plural reflectors genitive: singular ...

Reflectors (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: Re | flek | to | ren Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

Reflector (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Hyphenation: Re | flek | tors Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ʁeˈflɛktoːɐ̯s]…

reflex (German) Part of speech: noun, (male) Cases: nominative: singular reflex; Plural reflexes genitive: singular ...

Reflexes (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Subforms: Dative Singular: Reflex Hyphenation: Re | fle | xe…

Reflexes (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Hyphenation: Re | fle | xen Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ʀeˈflɛksn̩]…

Reflexes (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Hyphenation: Re | fle | xes Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ʁeˈflɛksəs]…