Definitions of reflecting

  1. Throwing back light, heat, &c., as a mirror or other surface; given to attentive thought; thoughtful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. Throwing back light, heat, etc., as a mirror or other surface. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Given to reflection or serious consideration; reflective; contemplative; as, a reflecting mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Throwing back light, heat, etc.: given to reflection: thoughtful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Throwing back light, heat, &c.; given to reflection; casting censure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for reflecting

  1. So perfectly reflecting it was that we didn't see it. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  2. He thought only of reflecting nature as he found it. – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt