1. contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness, consideration

usage: a calm, lengthy, intent consideration

2. reflection, reflexion, physical phenomenon

usage: the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

3. expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion, demonstration, demo

usage: expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

4. mirror image, reflection, reflexion, likeness, alikeness, similitude

usage: a likeness in which left and right are reversed

5. reflection, reflexion, picture, image, icon, ikon

usage: the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material); "he studied his reflection in the mirror"

6. reflection, transformation

usage: (mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed

7. observation, reflection, reflexion, remark, comment, input

usage: a remark expressing careful consideration

8. reflection, reflexion, reflectivity, physical property

usage: the ability to reflect beams or rays

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