Reflector

A surface, usually a rock or sediment layer, that strongly reflects seismic (sound) waves.
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reflector

[Noun] Plural form: reflectors. Something that can bend or throw back light, making it seen more easily in the dark.
Example: At night the reflectors on my bike make it easier for cars to see that I am on the road.
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Reflector

Any surface from which light can be reflected. Used to reflect light from a main source into the shadow areas. (see Lastolite)
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reflector

[n] - device that reflects radiation
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Reflector

A type of telescope in which the light from a distant object is gathered by a large, concave mirror at the rear of the telescope
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Reflector

Any device used to reflect light onto a subject to improve balance of exposure (contrast). Another way is to use fill in flash. Any material or surface that reflects light. Reflectors are often used in photography to soften the effect of the main light or to bounce illumination into subjects shadows. Light does not always fall exactly where you wan...
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Reflector

Re·flect'or (-ẽr) noun [ Confer French réflecteur .] 1. One who, or that which, reflects. Boyle. 2. (Physics) (a) Something having a polished surface for reflecting light or heat, as a mirror, a speculum, etc. (b) A reflecting telescope.
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reflector

noun device that reflects radiation
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Reflector

• (n.) One who, or that which, reflects. • (n.) A reflecting telescope. • (n.) Something having a polished surface for reflecting light or heat, as a mirror, a speculum, etc. • (n.) A device for reflecting sound.
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reflector

(from the article `nuclear reactor`) A reflector is a region of unfueled material surrounding the core. Its function is to scatter neutrons that leak from the core and thereby return ...
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Reflector

A device used to re-direct the luminous flux from a light source by the process of reflection.
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Reflector

Any material that reflects more than 50% of the sound energy that strikes it. The NRC is a measure of a sound absorber performance, so (1-NRC) will give an indication of the reflector performance
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Reflector

Any material or surface that reflects light. Reflectors are often used in photography to soften the effect of the main light or to bounce illumination into subjects shadows
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reflector

Surrounds the lamp and directs and focuses the light rays in one direction. Streamlight reflectors are computer designed for optimum performance. UL Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. is a third-party testing organization that approves products for compliance to electrical specifications and for use in specified hazardous locations.
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reflector

material or body of material which reflects incident radiation NOTE - In nuclear reactor technology, this term is usually restricted to designate a part of a nuclear reactor placed adjacent to the core for the purpose of returning some of the escaping neutrons back into the core by scattering collisions (without appreciable capture).
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reflector

surface acoustic wave reflecting part which normally makes use of the periodic discontinuity provided by a metal conductor array or a grooved array
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reflector

a conductive surface or conductive assembly which acts as a practically continuous surface, whose dimensions are large compared to the wavelength, used to reinforce or divert the incident radiation in desired directions NOTE - The term 'reflector' may be used also for a reflector element.
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reflector

device in a multimode cavity which is larger than the wavelength of the microwaves and quasi-optically reflects microwave energy
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reflector

device used to alter the spatial distribution of the luminous flux from a source and depending essentially on the phenomenon of reflection
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reflector

reflector: see telescope.
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reflector

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-flek′tŏr Definitions: 1. Any surface that reflects light, heat, or sound.
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Reflector

[Transformers] Reflector is the collective name of three Decepticon characters from the fictional Transformers toy range and associated universe. Their individual names are Viewfinder, Spectro, and Spyglass. They combine into a single alternate form. In some versions of Transformers, such as the `Shattered Glass` storyline, Reflector is one...
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Reflector

[cellular automaton] In cellular automata such as Conway`s Game of Life, a reflector is a pattern that can interact with a spaceship to change its direction of motion, without damage to the reflector pattern. In Life, many oscillators can reflect the glider; there also exist stable reflectors composed of still life patterns that, when they ...
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Reflector

[newspaper] The Reflector is the student newspaper of Mississippi State University, founded in 1884. ...
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Reflector

[cipher machine] A reflector, in cryptology, is a component of some rotor cipher machines, such as the Enigma machine, that sends electrical impulses that have reached it from the machine`s rotors, back in reverse order through those rotors. The reflector simplified using the same machine setup for encryption and decryption, but it creates ...
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