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Noun: reflector  ri'flek-tu(r)
  1. Device that reflects radiation
  2. Optical telescope consisting of a large concave mirror that produces an image that is magnified by the eyepiece
    "Isaac Newton invented the reflector in 1668";
    - reflecting telescope
  3. A small, often red, reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle that reflects the headlights of other vehicles

Derived forms: reflectors

Type of: device, optical telescope

Encyclopedia: Reflector