retroreflective

[ re-troh-ri-flek-tiv ]
/ ˌrɛ troʊ rɪˈflɛk tɪv /

adjective

of or relating to a surface, material, or device (retroreflector) that reflects light or other radiation back to its source; reflective.

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Origin of retroreflective

First recorded in 1850–55; retro- + reflective

OTHER WORDS FROM retroreflective

ret·ro·re·flec·tion, noun
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