[ ruh-fley ]
/ rəˈfleɪ /
an effect of brilliance or luster due to the reflection of light on a surface, especially of pottery; iridescence.
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Origin of reflet
1860–65; <French, earlier reflès<Italian riflesso reflection; see reflex
Words nearby reflet
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Example sentences from the Web for reflet
A great deal has been said of the reflet mtallique and stanniferous enamel, and notably of the discovery of the latter in Italy.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
British Dictionary definitions for reflet
/ (rəˈfleɪ) /
an iridescent glow or lustre, as on ceramic ware
Word Origin for reflet
C19: from French: a reflection, from Italian riflesso, from Latin reflexus, from reflectere to reflect
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