New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: deflect · reelect · reflected · reflector · re-elect · reselect · defect · effect · elect · inflect
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reflect

1 verb OPT, PHYS light, sound, heat etc
TRANSITIVEfrithchaith verb  c m uthe water reflects the sunlight frithchaitheann an t-uisce solas na gréinethe heat is reflected back into the room by the glass frithchaitheann an ghloine an teas ar ais sa seomra
INTRANSITIVEthe sound reflects off the buildings frithchaitear an fhuaim ó na foirgnimh, caitheann na foirgnimh an fhuaim ar aisless solar radiation reflects back into space frithchaitear níos lú de radaíocht na gréine ar ais sa spás
2 verb OPT show reflection of image TRANSITIVEthe mirror reflects their faces tá a n-aghaidheanna le feiceáil sa scáthánwhen the moon is reflected in the water nuair a bhíonn an ghealach le feiceáil san uisce
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3 verb think carefully INTRANSITIVEdo mhachnamh a dhéanamhmachnaigh verb  c m usmaoinigh verb  c m ucuimhnigh verb  c m uI need time to reflect tá am ag teastáil uaim chun mo mhachnamh a dhéanamhas we reflect on life agus muid ag machnamh ar an saol, agus sinn ag cuimhneamh ar an saol 4 verb indicate the nature or effect of sth TRANSITIVEléirigh verb  c m utabhair le fiosthe results reflect what people think léiríonn na torthaí céard a cheapann daoine, faightear léiriú sna torthaí ar cad a cheapann daoinethe course should reflect the changes ba cheart go mbeadh na hathruithe le feiceáil sa chúrsa, ba cheart go mbeadh an cúrsa ag teacht leis na hathruithethe true cost is reflected in the price tá an fíorchostas san áireamh sa phraghas, tá an praghas bunaithe ar an bhfíorchostas

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