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reflector

 
Noun reflector has 2 senses
  1. reflector - device that reflects radiation
    --1 is a kind of
    device
    --1 has particulars:
     mirror; parabolic reflector, paraboloid reflector; solar dish, solar collector, solar furnace
    Derived form: verb reflect2
  2. reflecting telescope, reflector - optical telescope consisting of a large concave mirror that produces an image that is magnified by the eyepiece; "Isaac Newton invented the reflecting telescope in 1668"
    --2 is a kind of optical telescope
    --2 has parts: parabolic mirror
    --2 has particulars:
     Cassegrainian telescope, Gregorian telescope; coude telescope, coude system; Herschelian telescope, off-axis reflector; Maksutov telescope; Newtonian telescope, Newtonian reflector; Schmidt telescope, Schmidt camera
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