adjective see retroreflection

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  • retroreflective — retroreflection, n. /re troh ri flek tiv/, adj. of or pertaining to a surface, material, or device (retroreflector) that reflects light or other radiation back to its source; reflective. [1850 55; RETRO + REFLECTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • retroreflective — adjective Tending to reflect light back to its source with a minimum scattering of light. See Also: retroreflection, retroreflector …   Wiktionary

  • retroreflective — ret·ro·reflective …   English syllables

  • retroreflective — ret•ro•re•flec•tive [[t]ˌrɛ troʊ rɪˈflɛk tɪv[/t]] adj. opt of or pertaining to a surface, material, or device that reflects light or other radiation back to its source; reflective • Etymology: 1850–55 ret ro•re•flec′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • retroreflective — |re.trō+, sometimes |rē.trō+ adjective Etymology: retro + reflective : reflective …   Useful english dictionary

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