Definition of 'reflex'
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It has become a reflex reaction in the digital age. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was so tall and fast and had such great reflexes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Paying attention like this will make each bite a choice rather than a reflex or a habit. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Lightning reflexes and judgment are important in both. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This mechanism is an example of a reflex action. Biology Basic Facts (1982)Some of his punches and reflex saves have been spectacular. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The spinal cord conducts nerve impulses to and from the brain and is also involved in reflex actions. Biology Basic Facts (1982)The first was an unbelievable effort from the edge of the penalty area which required lightning reflexes and incredible skill. The Sun (2013)His speech and reflexes are improving. The Sun (2016) Lightning reflexes for both his goals. The Sun (2013)These two photos show the Moro reflex very well. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)Both sports are quick, using reflex muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Great reflexes but no giant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His reflexes are so quick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While what really causes hiccups is unknown, it could be the act of swallowing the sugar that stops the reflex spasm. The Sun (2012)Little to do but great reflex save from Obi Mikel. The Sun (2011)Like fishermen of an earlier time, we cast our nets deep, often by reflex and habit. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)It promotes reflexes, sharpens skills at the net and simply makes you a better, more aggressive player. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He then followed that up by incredibly keeping out the striker's follow-up effort with a fabulous reflex stop. The Sun (2015)Learning Although some of our behaviour is based on reflex and instinctive reactions, most of our behaviour is learned. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)A combination of sharp reflexes, quick feet, ducking and swaying will usually look after you. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'reflex'
British English: reflex /ˈriːflɛks/ NOUN
A reflex or a reflex action is a normal uncontrollable reaction of your body to something that you feel, see, or experience.
Sneezing is a reflex.
- American English: reflex
- Arabic: رَدٌّ فِعْلٌ تِلْقائيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: reflexo
- Chinese: 反射
- Croatian: refleks
- Czech: reflex
- Danish: refleks
- Dutch: reflex
- European Spanish: reflejo
- Finnish: refleksi
- French: réflexe
- German: Reflex
- Greek: αντανακλαστικό
- Italian: riflesso
- Japanese: 反射作用
- Korean: 반사 행동
- Norwegian: refleks
- Polish: odbicie
- European Portuguese: reflexo
- Romanian: reflex
- Russian: рефлекс
- Spanish: reflejo
- Swedish: reflex
- Thai: การกระทำโดยอัตโนมัติ
- Turkish: refleks
- Ukrainian: рефлекс
- Vietnamese: phản xạ
Definition of reflex from the Collins English Dictionary
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