Definition Of reflex
(of an action) performed without conscious thought as an automatic response to a stimulus.
sneezing is a reflex action
(of an angle) exceeding 180°.
(of light) reflected.
a reflected source of light.
the reflex from the window lit his face
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
Example Of reflex
A cough is a reflex action to clear the airways of mucus, phlegm, irritants or a foreign body.
All his paradigm required was linking and relinking stimuli and responses: a salivary reflex , once produced by food, was now evoked by a bell signaling the coming of food.
Almost as if it were a reflex response, journalists and some scientific researchers alike blame technology and changes to family life for childhood obesity.
an act of consciousness is a reflex act with its own object, viz. the act of knowledge itself