World English Dictionary
reflection or reflexion (rɪˈflɛkʃən)
1.  the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected
2.  something reflected or the image so produced, as by a mirror
3.  careful or long consideration or thought
4.  implicit or explicit attribution of discredit or blame
5.  maths a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed or which changes the sign of one of the variables
6.  anatomy the bending back of a structure or part upon itself
reflexion or reflexion
re'flectional or reflexion
re'flexional or reflexion

reflexion (rɪˈflɛkʃən)
(Brit) a less common spelling of reflection

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Certainly one cause of twilight, among others, is the reflexion of the rays of the sun from the upper part of the air.
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