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reflex 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈrēˌfleks/,
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reflexes, plural;
  1. (of an action) Performed without conscious thought as an automatic response to a stimulus
    • - sneezing is a reflex action
  2. (of an angle) Exceeding 180°

  3. (of light) Reflected

  4. (esp. of flower petals) Bent or turned backward

  5. (of a thought) Directed or turned back upon the mind itself; introspective

Noun
  1. An action that is performed as a response to a stimulus and without conscious thought
    • - a newborn baby is equipped with basic reflexes
  2. A person's ability to perform such actions, esp. quickly
    • - he was saved by his superb reflexes
  3. (in reflexology) A response in a part of the body to stimulation of a corresponding point on the feet, hands, or head
    • - reflex points
  4. A thing that is determined by and reproduces the essential features or qualities of something else
    • - politics was no more than a reflex of economics
  5. A word formed by development from an earlier stage of a language

  6. A reflected source of light
    • - the reflex from the window lit his face

  1. an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
  2. automatic: without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive"
  3. A reflex action, also known as a reflex, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus. ...
  4. ReFLEX is a wireless protocol developed by Motorola which is used for two-way paging.
  5. Tera (Australia) was a Commodore 64 software production group, formed in 1989 by the merging of Tour de Future (Australia) and Reflex (Australia). The group is known for its high quality software releases, notably a world-record RLE packer, continuance of the notemaker series and quality demos. ...
  6. Reflex is a Russian girl group consisting of three members: Zhenya Malakhova (Lead Vocals), Alyona Torganova (Vocals) and Lena Maksimova (Vocals). The group was created in 1999 and the first single called "Dalni svet" (Distant Light) conquered the hit parade of Europe Plus radio station. ...
  7. Sound change includes any processes of language change that affect pronunciation (phonetic change) or sound system structures (phonological change). ...
  8. Reflex is a Czech weekly magazine focusing on political, social and cultural topics. It was founded in 1990 and is currently owned by the Swiss media corporation Ringier. ...
  9. An automatic response to a simple stimulus which does not require mental processing; A corresponding phoneme in a daughter language; to bend, turn back or reflect; to respond to a stimulus; Bent, turned back or reflected; Produced automatically by a stimulus; Having greater than 180 degrees ...
  10. (Reflexes) are 2+, however, absent at both ankles. Both toes are downgoing.
  11. (Reflexes) are quick, involuntary responses to incoming sensory information (along afferent neurons). The reflexive movement exits the nervous system and contacts the muscles along efferent (or motor) neurons. ...
  12. (Reflexes) unlearned automatic responses to physical stimuli such pulling one’s hand away from a flame, throwing one’s arms when thrown off balance or sneezing.
  13. (reflexes) the actions that our body does without our thinking about it - blinking, sneezing, coughing
  14. primitive reflexes develop in the womb, are present at birth and gradually inhibit during the first twelve months as the infant begins to move and grow. They are replaced by postural reflexes which cope with the demands of a gravity-based environment.
  15. A response to a stimulus that occurs without conscious effort; one of the simplest forms of behavior.
  16. A camera design using mirrors or prisms to reflect the scene onto a ground glass focusing screen.
  17. A reaction that is involuntary. The corneal reflex is the blink that occurs with irritation of the eye. The nasal reflex is a sneeze.
  18. An involuntary response to a particular stimulus.
  19. A relatively stereotyped movement or response elicited by a stimulus applied to the periphery, transmitted to the central nervous system and then transmitted back out to the periphery.
  20. Involuntary movement elicited by activation of sensory receptors.
  21. ReFLEX is a two-way paging protocols developed by Motorola for enhanced paging services. ReFLEX 25 supports outbound transfer rates of up to 6,400 bits per second in a 25 kHz channel and 12,800 bits per second in a 50 kHz channel.
  22. an unlearned response that is triggered by specific environmental stimuli, e.g. as a baby's sucking on an object placed in the mouth.
  23. The whole of any special involuntary action.
  24. an involuntary response - muscular or secretory - to a stimulus mediated by the central nervous system.
  25. The elicitation of an unconditioned response(UR) with an unconditioned stimulus (US). A US–UR relationship.