Alex spoke to her reflection in the mirror.
We have seen that in perpendicular reflection a surface error not exceeding IX may be admissible.
His teeth were white in the reflection of the flashlight.
When she retreated to the bathroom, she flipped on the light, cringed, but forced herself to stare at her reflection in the mirror over the sink.
She caught her reflection in the mirror and admired her hair.
The flash of her reflection in the mirror caught her attention.
Glancing at her reflection in the mirror, Carmen straightened her dress.
The manor house had been built several hundred years ago, and every room but hers was a reflection of her father's wealth.
He could see her reflection, but not the look in her eyes.
Natasha looked in the mirrors and could not distinguish her reflection from the others.
Deidre looked over her shoulder at the reflection in the mirror displaying the two markings on her back.
(It is easy to see that the radius of the bright spot is of the same order of magnitude.) The experiment succeeds in a dark room of the length above mentioned, with a threepenny bit (supported by three threads) as obstacle, the origin of light being a small needle hole in a plate of tin, through which the sun's rays shine horizontally after reflection from an external mirror.
He enjoyed exceptional privileges; his feeble health excused him from the morning duties, and thus early he acquired the habit of reflection in bed, which clung to him throughout life.
This forms the nucleus of the adult shell, and, as the animal grows, becomes enclosed by a reflection of the mantle-skirt.
He recognized himself, yet his reflection was... better.
The order of ideas observable in children suggests the reflection that man began to discuss the "whence " of existence before the "whither."
The article REFLECTION explains the symmetrical arrangement of images formed by two mirrors inclined at an angle which is a sub-multiple of four right angles.
Wisdom is represented as the result of human reflection, and thus as the guide in all the affairs of life.
When starting on a journey or changing their mode of life, men capable of reflection are generally in a serious frame of mind.
I see by its face that it is visited by the same reflection; and I can almost say, Walden, is it you?
In the case of a reflection grating the same method applies.
Rutherfurd introduced into common use the reflection grating, finding that speculum metal was less trying than glass to the diamond point, upon the permanence of which so much depends.
Only the reflection of the white snow and grey sky provided light once she stepped outside.
She paced and caught sight of her reflection in the windows.
This disagreement comes largely from the attempts made to find definitely expressed Greek philosophical dogmas in the book; such formulas it has not, but the general air of Greek reflection seems unmistakable.
They had not met for nearly half a year and, being at the age when young men take their first steps on life's road, each saw immense changes in the other, quite a new reflection of the society in which they had taken those first steps.
Among the Greeks and Romans various speculations as to the cause of the how were indulged in; Aristotle, in his Meteors, erroneously ascribes it to the reflection of the sun's rays by the rain; Seneca adopted the same view.
Only in the highest spheres did all these schemes, crossings, and interminglings appear to be a true reflection of what had to happen.
Bacon then discusses vision in a right line, the laws of reflection and refraction, and the construction of mirrors and lenses.
This feature seemed a reflection on the mendicant orders, and the idea of a community life without vows and not in isolation from everyday life, was looked upon as something new and strange, and even as bearing affinities to the Beghards and other sects, at that time causing trouble to both Church and state.
The Solomonic authorship has long since been given up: the historical setting of the work and its atmosphere - the silent assumption of monotheism and monogamy, the nonnational tone, the attitude towards kings and people, the picture of a complicated social life, the strain of philosophic reflection - are wholly at variance with what is known of the 10th century B.C. and with the Hebrew literature down to the 5th or 4th century B.C. The introduction of Solomon, the ideal of wisdom, is a literary device of the later time, and probably deceived nobody.
They would never have died out, however, had not circumstances altered, and a new mental attitude been taken up. The spirit of philosophical and theological speculation and of ethical reflection, which began to spread through the churches, did not know what to make of the old hopes of the future.
This reflection is suggested by the following articles: Aether; Molecule; Capillary Action; Diffusion; Radiation, Theory Of; and others.
"The case," says Henry Adams, "proved impeachment to be an impracticable thing for partisan purposes, and it decided the permanence of those lines of constitutional development which were a reflection of the common law."
If a surface intended to be flat is affected with a slight general curvature, a remedy may be found in an alteration of focus, and the remedy is the less complete as the reflection is more oblique.
The metallic plate thus produced formed, when stripped from its support, a reflection grating reproducing many of the characteristics of the original.
Prince Andrew stood leaning on the railing of the raft listening to Pierre, and he gazed with his eyes fixed on the red reflection of the sun gleaming on the blue waters.
And this simple reflection suddenly destroyed all the interest Prince Andrew had felt in the impending reforms.
She stared at her reflection, caught by something else that didn't seem right.
But he never ceased to exercise an independent judgment, and his work on St Paul, which appeared in 1855, was the result of much original reflection and inquiry.
The process of reflection in the case of a wave motion involves the condition that the wave-length shall be small compared with the dimensions of the mirror, and hence the attempt to reflect and converge electric waves loon ft.
These had existed for a long time side by side, without knowing anything of each other, but when they perceived each other, the Light had only looked and then turned away; but the Darkness, seized with desire for the Light, had made itself master, not indeed of the Light itself, but only of its reflection (species, color).
Self-reflection gradually reveals to us human capacity, human function, with, consequently, human responsibility.
Like its sister Epistle to the Colossians, it represents, whoever wrote it, deep experience and bold use of reflection on the meaning of that experience; if it be from the pen of the Apostle Paul, it reveals to us a distinct and important phase of his thought.
Very few authors of so high a class have been so consistent, or have made their conduct so close a reflection of their philosophy.
3 The power of a grating to construct light of nearly definite wavelength is well illustrated by Young's comparison with the production of a musical note by reflection of a sudden sound from a row of palings.
Her eyes, always sad, now looked with particular hopelessness at her reflection in the glass.
Natasha quietly repeated her question, and her face and whole manner were so serious, though she was still holding the ends of her handkerchief, that the major ceased smiling and after some reflection-- as if considering in how far the thing was possible--replied in the affirmative.
He took this as a sign of approval and a confirmation of his thoughts, and after a few minutes' reflection continued to think aloud.
In another form but along the same path of reflection the other sciences have proceeded.
The two souls acted in accord, the soul of the animal becoming a reflection, as it were, of the soul of the god.
But a little reflection will show that he wrote with his usual accuracy and sobriety when he described her influence on him.
Consequently his theology is cosmological speculation and ethical reflection based on the sacred Scriptures.
Though the early Hebrews (of the time before the 5th century B.C.) must have reflected on life, there is no trace of such reflection, of a systematic sort, in their extant literature.
We will now consider the application of the principle to the formation of images, unassisted by reflection or refraction (Phil.
She caught her reflection in the mirror, and the sight of the tattoo around her neck infuriated her.
The lamp c illuminates the drum-head and also, by reflection, the portions of the position-circle which come under the microscopes d and e.
The pictures the language paints on her memory appear to make an indelible impression; and many times, when an experience comes to her similar in character, the language starts forth with wonderful accuracy, like the reflection from a mirror.
At the time she had been too frightened to notice, but on reflection, being held in his arms wasn't all that unpleasant either.
Pushing herself up, she caught her reflection in an oval, stand alone mirror with innately carved wood.
The most important subjects of his inquiries are enumerated by Forbes under the following five heads: - (1) The laws of polarization by reflection and refraction, and other quantitative laws of phenomena; (2) The discovery of the polarizing structure induced by heat and pressure; (3) The discovery of crystals with two axes of double refraction, and many of the laws of their phenomena, including the connexion of optical structure and crystalline forms; (4) The laws of metallic reflection; (5) Experiments on the absorption of light.
But upon reflection, it is entirely inconsistent with our experience.
The fact that an unprecedented number of earth's inhabitants today live in poverty is an indictment of governments, not a reflection of some underlying natural limit.