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reflex camera a camera fitted with a mirror behind the lens which reflects the image onto a ground glass plate to achieve an exact focus.
reflexive of a pronoun, used as an object that refers back to the subject of a sentence, as "himself" in "He admired himself in the mirror". [4 definitions]
refloat combined form of float.
refluent flowing back, as in a tide; ebbing.
reforest to plant new trees in (an area formerly forested).
reform the improvement of wrong or bad conditions, esp. by political means. [5 definitions]
re-form to gather or form again.
reformable combined form of reform.
reformat combined form of format.
reformation the act of reforming or condition of being reformed. [2 definitions]
reformatory intended to improve or reform. [2 definitions]
reformed purged of faults, abuses, and errors. [3 definitions]
reformer a person who works to bring about reform or improvement; reformist. [2 definitions]
reformist a person supporting or advocating reform. [2 definitions]
reform school see reformatory.
reformulate combined form of formulate.
reformulation combined form of formulation.
refortification combined form of fortification.
refortify combined form of fortify.
refoundation combined form of foundation.
refract to bend (rays or waves of light, heat, sound, or the like) in passing (them) obliquely from one medium into another which transmits them at a different speed.