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reflective

(1) Refers to light hitting an opaque surface such as a printed page or mirror and bouncing back. See reflective media and reflective LCD.

(2) A programming language feature (see reflection).
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Porthos, sad and reflective as La Fontaine's hare, did not observe D'Artagnan's entrance, which was, moreover, screened at this moment by M.
We do not, unless we are unusually reflective, think about the presence or absence of correlations: we merely have different feelings which, intellectualized, may be represented as expectations of the presence or absence of correlations.
It is therefore important that early childhood education practitioners are equipped with the capabilities to engage in reflective practice, allowing them to extend their professional knowledge, skills and competences (DEEWR, 2009).
This study examined relationships among maternal reflective functioning, parenting, infant attachment and demographic risk in a relatively large (n=83) socio-economically diverse sample of women with and without a history of childhood maltreatment and their infants.
Reflective Writing for Language Teachers (Frameworks for Writing Series)
of Bedfordshire, UK) shows nursing students how to be reflective in everyday practice.
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A conference on reflective practice will take place at aWelsh university next month.
Its original EvoLite CR2 reflective safety helmet, which uses the same exceptionally high-intensity silver reflective material as is used on motorway signs, represents a huge advance in reflective head protection for work in the darkest of environments and is an outstanding success.
The Mines and Energy Minister has called for a speedy migration towards cost reflective tariffs in the energy sector in order to attract the much needed private sector investment.
Within the Saxion Universities in the Netherlands, a profile of the "Reflective Professional" comprises a number of competencies that the honours programmes are designed to develop and support.
ABSTRACT While reflective writing about practice experiences is frequently used in nursing curricula to foster critical thinking, faculty members may be unaware of how to help students reflect, what kinds of feedback are helpful, and how to deal with students' concerns.