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  1. startle reflex a normal reflex of young infants
  2. radio reflector astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources
  3. Aster falcatus perennial of western North America having white flowers
  4. conflict an open clash between two opposing groups
  5. stretch reflex reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important in maintaining erect posture
  6. battle of Leuctra Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC
  7. rectal reflex normal response to the presence of feces in the rectum
  8. Salvia reflexa sage of western North America to Central America having violet-blue flowers; widespread in cultivation
  9. reflect throw or bend back from a surface
  10. light reflex reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller
  11. patellar reflex a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon
  12. sound reflection the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
  13. styleless lacking in style or elegance
  14. Newtonian reflector reflecting telescope in which the image is viewed through an eyepiece perpendicular to main axis
  15. last respects the act of expressing respect for someone who has died
  16. scalar field a field of scalars
  17. style of architecture architecture as a kind of art form
  18. retroflex bent or curved backward
  19. retroflexed bent or curved backward
  20. steelworks a factory where steel is made